Penguins' Talbot Is a Game 7 Hero

By Starkey, Joe | Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 13, 2009 | Go to article overview

Penguins' Talbot Is a Game 7 Hero


Starkey, Joe, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review


DETROIT -- Maybe Max Talbot really is a superstar, just like he jokes in that car commercial.

At the least, he is a Stanley Cup legend after scoring both of the Penguins' goals in a 2-1, Game 7 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night at Joe Louis Arena.

"He's a big-game player," said Penguins captain Sidney Crosby. "He's proven that for a long time."

Crosby should know. It was Talbot who preceded him in winning the Guy Lafleur Trophy as MVP of the Quebec Major Junior League playoffs, winning the award in 2003 and '04.

It was Talbot, too, who scored one of the more dramatic goals in Penguins history in last year's Final, forcing overtime in Game 5.

And it was Talbot who got the Penguins on the board first in an incredibly tense Game 7 last night, beating Chris Osgood at 1:13 of the second period. About nine minutes later, he scored the eventual Cup winner, roofing a wrist shot on a 2-on-1 with Tyler Kennedy.

Not bad for a guy with "bad hands," as linemate Evgeni Malkin joked after Talbot scored twice in Game 3.

"Hey, I still have bad hands," Talbot said, laughing. "These two goals don't improve my stick-handling skills. Like Geno said, I still have to work on it during the summer."

Osgood was impressed.

"They were both nice goals," he said. …

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