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Penguins' Sidney Crosby visits Swiss team for summer workout

Jonathan Bombulie
| Wednesday, June 13, 2018, 3:04 p.m.
Penguins captain Sidney Crosby skates with teammates during practice Monday, Oct. 24, 2016 at UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex.
Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review
Penguins captain Sidney Crosby skates with teammates during practice Monday, Oct. 24, 2016 at UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex.

Call it a working vacation.

Penguins captain Sidney Crosby, during a recent trip to Europe, stopped by the home rink of Swiss club HC Davos to skate, work out and meet with players and coaches for a few days, according to the team's website.

Crosby was accompanied by Penguins strength coach Andy O'Brien, who offered advice on state-of-the-art off-ice training methods, the website reported.

Such trips will be easier for Crosby to schedule this summer. After the Penguins won back-to-back Stanley Cup championships, they had fewer than 100 days between the final game of the playoffs and the first day of training camp. This year, that number should be closer to 130.

Jonathan Bombulie is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at jbombulie@tribweb.com or via Twitter @BombulieTrib.

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