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Bylsma visits Malkin in Moscow during vacation

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Penguins center Evgeni Malkin is home in his native Russia for the summer visiting family and friends and working out in preparation for the 2010-11 season.

Last week Malkin had a visitor check in to talk about the upcoming season – head coach Dan Bylsma.

Bylsma was already in Europe on a family vacation when he decided to take a couple days to travel to Russia to meet up with Malkin.

"I went on a family vacation to Europe and had the opportunity to visit Moscow and see Geno," Bylsma said. "We had a lot of fun during the two days I got to spend with him."

The highlight of the trip occurred when Malkin took Bylsma on his yearly visit with the "Penguins Support Crew" – a Russian Penguins fan club which has existed since the 1990s.

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