Today is the 28th birthday of our favourite Estonian/Russian/Finnish/Honorary Canadian/Nausicaan, and most interesting player in the NHL, Leo Komarov!
After a pretty stressful few weeks for our Leafs, I thought those of us not caring about the All-Star Game (ie. everyone) could use a fun distraction. Last night I made some delicious cupcakes for Leo to enjoy for his birthday. My real life boyfriend, James van Riemsdyk, has temporarily hidden them inside one of the players stalls in the Leafs dressing room while preparations for Leo's party will be made here by you all posting lots of Leo Komarov GIFS!
So, James, in which player's locker stall did you hide the cupcakes?
You mean you don't remember? Leo isn't going to be happy about that. You're so forgetful!
Dawwwwww. I love you too. How about I loosen your chains for a bit. Didn't you say you made some kind of unnecessarily complicated list containing vague clues describing in which players' stalls you didn't hide the cupcakes so that we can all eventually figure out where they are by a tedious process of elimination?
Help JvR and I find Leo's cupcakes. They are hidden in one of the players stalls. The clues below will help you figure out which players to eliminate. The list of players is whoever was in the game @ the Senators on January 21, plus those on IR and the healthy scratches.
The clues vary in difficulty and area of interest. Keep in mind that some players may be eliminated by more than one clue, and some clues may eliminate more than one player; but there are no trick clues, they all eliminate at least one player; and only one player is not eliminated by any of the clues. When you figure out that player, share it in the comments, but use the spoiler font! The first person who wins will receive a special prize.*
And remember to leave some Komarov GIFS to wish him a happy birthday!
The cupcakes are hidden in the stall of the current Leafs player who:
(note: the clue regarding perfect numbers was edited as the original left two possibilities at the end instead of one as intended)
|did not earn more than 4 PIM playing in the final game of the 2012 AHL playoffs.|
|has never won a bronze medal at the world junior championships.|
|does not have a brother who was drafted by the same NHL team he was.|
|does not have a cousin with the same last name who was a figure skater at the 2010 Olympics.|
|does not wear a jersey number that is both a Prime Number and a Prime Number + 20.|
|does not have a jersey number that is two less than a Perfect Number.|
|has never played professional hockey for a team located in Austria, or New Brunswick.|
|has not appeared on the cover of Today's Parent magazine.|
|does not have a last name whose first letter is also the first letter of the name of the uncle of the Greek God whose name was bestowed upon the largest moon in orbit of the planet that is home to the geographic feature whose name is translated into English as "Nowhere Plain"|
|has never played on an AHL team in a season where Tim Brent also played for that same team.|
|was never arrested for disorderly conduct.|
|was not drafted by a team in a season where Brian Burke was the team's GM during the draft.|
|is not married to a former Miss Tennessee|
GOOD LUCK EVERYONE. AND MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU!
*the prize is being cool on the internet