STATS: Malkin would be only the 6th Russian all time to score 50

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Evgeni Malkin's season is one milestone away from being complete. He is one goal away from 50th. It was noted on the Penguins post game show last night that only 5 other Russian players have done it.

Here is the list:

Pavel Bure

The Russian Rocket had five 50 plus goal seasons, including two 60 goal years

Sergei Fedorov

Fedorov had one 50 goal year in in 93-94.

Alexander Mogilny

Mogilny, maybe one of the more underrated Russian player of all time had two 50 goal campaigns including a 76 goal year in 92-93.

Ilya Kovalchuk

Kovalchuk has had two 50 goal years.

Alexander Ovechkin

A.O. has done it four times including a 65 goal year in 07-08