Hey, remember how we’ve all been talking
about how much we want
to be called up to the Leafs?
Well, turns out each article we published was another curl of the monkey’s paw, and we maybe kinda just a little bit low-key cursed the team.
The Pension Plan Puppets staff would like to take this time to sincerely apologize to our readers, the entire Toronto Maple Leafs organization, and Morgan Rielly in particular.
On the bright side, it’s a great lead in for sharing this article about our LTIR situation!
Anyways! Onwards and upwards!
Our frenemies over at Blueshirt Banter break down some potential trades for Alexander Georgiev (spoiler alert: the Leafs are on that list):
The newest episode of the Blueprint is all about Justin Holl:
Edmonton Oilers winger Zack Kassian has received a two game suspension from the league for his... altercation with Matthew Tkachuk:
And finally, just a video of... something... from the WHL’s All-Star weekend:
Behold one of the most amazing and peculiar things I have ever seen in hockey from the 2020 @whl_ru All-Star Weekend. Yes. Those are ski masks and they are holding their sticks like guns. Yes. They dimmed the lights. Yes. That's a firecracker hockey taped to a puck. pic.twitter.com/0oWGhMOchn— Mike Murphy (@DigDeepBSB) January 13, 2020
Between this and the video of a KHL player’s stick being lit on fire I’m forced to conclude that the level of weird and cool thats happening at all the Russian All-Star weekends is simply, tragically, out of the NHL’s grasp:
Have a great Tuesday everyone!