UPDATE: As punishment for showing up late, Kabanov was skated hard for 15 minutes after the first session, given a ten-minute break, then skated again for another 15 minutes until the second group got on the ice. He also had to do several pushups and crunches before leaving the ice.

Afterwards, Kabanov said he regretted his tardiness.

"I feel bad," he said. "I didn't fall asleep, but I was late for warm-up. I made it in time for practice, and that's about it."


Don't be surprised to see Kirill Kabanov bag-skated after practice this morning.

The 18-year-old enigmatic winger was late again today and received a stern dressing down from coach Scott Gordon before the group took the ice. Kabanov had to wear someone else's equipment because he did not have time to change into his own.

This latest transgression comes a little more than a week after his first strike--when he missed the first day of rookie camp last Monday.

Judging by his punishment the following day--15 minutes of hard sprints after practice with assistant coach Scott Allen--he may be looking at some extra ice time today.


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