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Ryan Suter is sorry; Hagman to KHL; teeing off on Tootoo’s groin (Puck Headlines)

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• It would appear the logo for the 2013 KHL All-Star Game was fashioned after a Beyblade. [KHL]

• If you're the sort of person who likes championships commemorated on DVD, you'll be pleased to know Warner Home Video will release Stanley Cup Champions 2012: Los Angeles Kings on DVD and Blu-Ray on July 24.

• 10 memorable, super cheesy hockey player product pitches, including Phil Esposito dancing in super tight jeans. [Maclean's]

• Niklas Hagman has left the NHL and will be signing with the rebuilding Lokomotiv Yaroslavl franchise of the KHL. [Sportsnet]

• Ryan Suter feels bad about how things ended with the Predators. "I have never tried to hide anything from anybody," Suter said. "I wanted it to work in Nashville, but the decision I made was to move on, and I'm sorry for the hurt that it has brought to David Poile and to the Predators." [Tennesseean]

• Shane Doan's agent: "I would say if we don't have an answer by (July) the 16th it may be time to gets serious about listening to other teams' offers. If it's going to turn into legal wrangling, then I would say it might be time to move on." [Fox Sports Arizona]

• Speaking of legal wrangling, Jeff Klein on the clash of ideals regarding whether the Coyotes should stay or go. [NY Times]

• Here's your Roberto Luongo update from the World Series of Poker: "Among the notable professional players and celebrities reaching Day 3 included actors Kevin Pollak, actor-turned poker player Gabe Kaplan, and NHL hockey goalie Roberto Luongo of the Vancouver Canucks. Luongo's brother, Fabio Luongo, also survived and will play on Thursday." [Las Vegas Review Journal]

• Speaking of departing Canucks, Marc-Andre Gragnani has signed a two-way deal with the Carolina Hurricanes. [Darren Dreger]

• Sam Page sounds off on bogus Twitter insiders. [Vice]

• On James Van Riemsdyk's move to center with the Toronto Maple Leafs. [LF Press]

• Theo Fleury will be opening for country star Johnny Reid at the Calgary Stampede on Friday. Click this, if for nothing else, for the horrible pun in the title. [ESPN]

• Is Shane Doan a power forward? Come to think of it, who is a power forward? [Canucks Army]

• The New York Rangers have signed 29-year-old Brandon Segal. [Blueshirt Banter]

• Bruce McCurdy suggests a fix to the lifetime contract CBA loophole: split the contract at 35. "Why not take that same idea of "severing" mega-pacts that was introduced after the Kovalchuk fiasco, except move it up from a minimally-effectual age 41 all the way to that already-significant threshold age of 35?" [Edmonton Journal]

• Tom Benjamin on The Player's post from yesterday regarding CBA negotiations. [Canucks Corner]

• Sure, Dylan McIlrath's dislocated kneecap sounds disgusting, but it's actually more disgusting than you think. [The Backhand Shelf]

• Finally, via Kukla's Korner, here's a video of Jordin Tootoo's groin being used as a golf tee. Be sure to stay tuned for when someone makes a boner joke and an awkward, uncomfortable silence passes.

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