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The Official Zone Entry Nic Petan Songbook

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Because really, what could be more of a frivolous time-waster? ...I mean, what better look inside a tumultuous period in Maple Leafs history?? A window into the psyche of our age, etc.

And now, the complete timeline, according to a search of my comment history:

March 6, 2019: Leafs play Vancouver, and a meme is born

Nic Petan
Nic Petan
Does whatever a 4C can
Takes a shot
Scores a goal
Who needs silly old Par Lindholm
LOOK OUT…
Here comes our Nic Petan

March 7, 2019: Nic doesn't make the lineup

Nic Petan
Nic Petan
Dead as quickly as he began
Five foot nine
All game long
Babs prefers someone big and strong
LOOK OUT
There goes poor Nic Petan

March 15, 2019: Leafs sign Nic to a 2-year deal

Nic Petan
Nic Petan
Tiny Maple Leaf Nic Petan
We all thought
He was done…
Then he signed for a minimum
OH YEAH
Two years for Nic Petan

April 4, 2019: It's letter reversal day!

Pic Netan
Pic Netan
Friendly Laple Meaf Pic Netan
Shakes a tot
Gores a skoal
He’s bay wetter than Lar Pindholm
OOOK LUT
Here comes our Pic Netan

May 9, 2019: Tavares unavailable for World Championships, but what about...

Nic Petan
Nic Petan
International Nic Petan
His oblique
Should be fine
Kept it safe while he rode the pine
OH YEAH
Will they call Nic Petan

June 13, 2019: Blues win Cup, and we need a RHD

Nic Petan
Nic Petan
Right-side top-pairing Nic Petan
He shoots left
And he’s small
Don’t let that worry you at all
HEY NOW
1RD Nic Petan

July 12, 2019: Top 25 Under 25, will anyone vote for...

Nic Petan
Nic Petan
Under-25 Nic Petan
Won’t play much
I would say
Use that vote for Kivihalme?
OH GOSH
Where to rank Nic Petan?

July 17, 2019: Petan's future with the Leafs uncertain

Nic Petan
Nic Petan
Friendly singalong Nic Petan
If he leaves
This meme croaks
Will we sing about Adam Brooks?
OH MY
We need our Nic Petan

Aug. 15, 2019: Fulemin mentions the meme in Petan's T25U25 entry!

Nic Petan
Nic Petan
Everyone’s singing Nic Petan
It’s my fault
So they say
Will this bit ever go away?
HELL NO
…please don’t trade Nic Petan

Sept. 17, 2019: Nic has new jersey number in camp

Nic Petan
Nic Petan
Number-switcheroo Nic Petan
Turned them both
Upside-down
Five & nine still makes Babcock frown
OH WELL
Wrong numbers, Nic Petan

Sept. 24, 2019: Leafs beat Habs with help from...

Nic Petan
Nic Petan
Instrumental guy Nic Petan
Two assists
Drove the play
It’s pre-season but what the hey
GUD JOB
Hab-crushing Nic Petan

Sept. 27, 2019: reports of Nic angering Babcock in camp

Nic Petan
Nic Petan
Bag-skate lazybones Nic Petan
Took it slow
Pissed off Babs
What if he’s traded to the Habs
HE’D BE
Behemoth Nic Petan

Sept. 30, 2019: Camp cuts

Nic Petan
Nic Petan
Waiver wire for Nic Petan
Will he clear?
Or get plucked?
Will he end up with the Canucks?
OH NO
We might lose Nic Petan

October 3, 2019: by popular demand

Nic Petan
Nic Petan
How does this involve Nic Petan
He’s a meme
So are cats
Do we have to draw you a map
AW YEAH
Buds Day with Nic Petan

October 7, 2019: Leafs vs. Blues

Nic Petan
Nic Petan
Real game action for Nic Petan
Will he stick?
Time will tell
Maybe just until Hyman’s well
TILL THEN
Go get ’em, Nic Petan

Nov. 1, 2019: Petan sent down again, and we get TWO entries

Nic Petan
What will happen to Nic Petan
Traded to
Golden Knights
Scores the winner on Thursday night
OH SHIT
Don’t do that, Nic Petan

Nic Petan
Nic Petan
Heads to Belleville fast as he can
Tearing down
401
Hope you don’t meet a radar gun
RUH ROH
Pulled-over Nic Petan

Nov. 7, 2019: Leafs waive Petan and MarMar

Nic Petan
Nic Petan
Here we go again, Nic Petan
Waived before
Stuck around
Will a new home at last be found?
IF SO
We’ll miss you, Nic Petan

Nov. 12, 2019: Nic recalled from Marlies with Kaskisuo

Nic Petan
Nic Petan
Bouncing up-and-down Nic Petan
Will he be
Here for long?
Will we ever quit with these songs?
FUCK NO
We love our Nic Petan

December 4, 2019: It's demotion time again

Nic Petan
Nic Petan
It’s not easy to make these scan
Sing the song
In your head
Does it match up? If not, well, don’t you fret
IT’S FUN
Sing-along Nic Petan

March 5, 2020: Seattle expansion speculation

Nic Petan
Nic Petan
Sockeye 3RW Nic Petan
Shipped him there
For a pick
Now their memes per 60 is sick
FAREWELL
Seattle Nic Petan

June 4, 2020: Nic ages out of the T25U25

Nic Petan
Nic Petan
Over-25 Nic Petan
Might be old
Might be small
But his memes might be best of all
CHIN UP
Keep plugging, Nic Petan

August 4, 2020: Nic sighted during warmups

Nic Petan
Nic Petan
Taking warmups with Nic Petan
Is he in?
Is he out?
Will he make the Leafs faithful shout
OH YEAHHH
Will we see Nic Petan???

Is that all?!???

Nic Petan

Nic Petan

No more songs about Nic Petan

If he's back

We'll applaud

Maybe with a big taxi squad

WHO KNOWS

Where we'll see Nic Petan

....a big thanks to everyone at PPP for indulging me in this nonsense. Y'all are too kind!

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