Malkin is bringing the Penguins' strength and conditioning trainer Mike Kadar back to Russia to help him prepare for the upcoming season. You can make the argument Kadar helped lay the groundwork for Malkin's 50 goal, Art Ross and Hart Memorial winning season. So... why not bring Kadar back?
Here's the story from Dan Rosen.
I like to imagine this is exactly how Kadar and Malkin work in Russia.
Malkin = Drago.