By Jonas Siegel, The Canadian Press, June 7, 2017
Linemates have struggled to produce through 4 games
Evgeni Malkin expects Phil Kessel to score in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final, and anticipates his own “best game” too.
The Penguins will likely need Malkin and Kessel at their best to wrestle back control of a series that’s lately gone the Predators’ way. Nashville captured Games 3 and 4 in front of a raucous home crowd and did so, in part, by continuing to stifle the two-headed offensive monster that lines up behind Sidney Crosby.