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Malkin scores vs. Brodeur in first NHL game

Updated: October 18, 2006, 11:33 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Penguins rookie Evgeni Malkin scored a goal in his first NHL game, pushing the rebound of a Mark Recchi shot through New Jersey goaltender Martin Brodeur's pads late in the second period of the Devils' 2-1 win on Wednesday night.

Malkin's NHL debut was delayed for two weeks by a dislocated shoulder that occurred in his first preseason game. He scored Pittsburgh's first goal of the game on what was his best shift of his first game.

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