"Nigel Dawes," you may be surprised to learn, is not a British Member of Parliament. He is, in fact, an actual hockey player. A young one at that, one who used to play for the New York Rangers and the Calgary Flames. As far as I remember, he was one of those young guys who showed early promise but hasn't quite delivered yet.
According to a recent Twitter dispatch from Andy Strickland, he's in talks with the Atlanta Thrashers and should sign sometime soon.
We don't know what to make of this, so here's Bugs Bunny and a gremlin:
UDATE: And it's official.