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Andreas Johnsson out with a knee injury in a friendly fire incident

He collides with Kasperi Kapanen and a host of trade deadline jokes are born.

Arizona Coyotes v Toronto Maple Leafs Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images

Thursday night’s game against Dallas was Frederik Andersen’s first back off of LTIR after a neck injury. The way this curse on the Leafs works is that someone else had to go down:

It wasn’t good as it turned out:

The Leafs have been very cautious with players, so they might just be holding him out because they don’t take chances, but if we get further word, we’ll update you.

UPDATE:

The word is:

So, welcome to the NHL permanently Pontus Aberg, I guess.

UPDATE #2, now even worse:

The tarnished silver lining: