Daily Cupcakes May 30th, 2011

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First up Tom Preissing has signed up for the KHL. As an aside, we have a new way of spelling his name now Tom Prayssing.

During negotiations on the transition to a "Dynamo-Minsk" Libor Beer and Tom Prayssinga parties reached an understanding that in case of unsuccessful performance for "bison" during the regular season these players will leave Dinamo-Minsk ".

Hockey Canada is taking a tougher stand on head shots now.

Hockey Canada’s call for zero tolerance on head shots has been answered.

The game’s national governing body, at its annual general meeting, unanimously approved rule changes Saturday that will make any contact with a player’s head illegal. The amendments, as presented by Hockey Canada president Bob Nicholson, were proposed Friday then put to a vote Saturday.

Sorry guys, Jonathan Huberdeau is already drafted. And scratching his head about it.

The 17-year-old was the fifth player chosen in the Kontinental Hockey League’s draft on Saturday, selected by Vityaz Chekhov. Huberdeau did not attend the draft.

"I don’t know why they drafted me," he said Sunday, hours before stepping onto the ice with teammates to face the Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors for the Memorial Cup.


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