Hey, remember how we’ve all been talking

Saturday FTB: All I want this trade deadline is Rasmus Sandin

about how much we want

I want Rasmus Sandin in the NHL now

Rasmus Sandin

Maple Leafs recall Rasmus Sandin

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.

Morgan Rielly busts his foot blocking a shot

Our bad.

On the bright side, it’s a great lead in for sharing this article about our LTIR situation!

LTIR, the NHL Trade Deadline and You

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):

Evaluating Potential Trades Involving Alexandar Georgiev

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:

Oilers’ Kassian suspended two games for altercation with Flames’ Tkachuk

And finally, just a video of... something... from the WHL’s All-Star weekend:

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!