He has been one of the best forwards that the Pittsburgh Penguins have had on the roster for many years along with Sidney Crosby. The two players have played together for so many campaigns that they feed off of one another and know where each other is on the ice at all times. Malkin’s nickname that the team gave him is Geno and Crosby’s is Sid The Kid. These two players are a huge part of the Penguins offense. Together they have combined for many huge markers over the years that have helped the Penguins win many games. Evgeni Malkin has three years remaining on his eight year contract. When Malkin’s current contract expires he wants to sign another three year deal to stay with the Pittsburgh Penguins. When this is all said and done Malkin will be a Penguin for a total of 11 years.