Sometimes, you just have to ask and you may receive.

My dad is very lonely without his family. We are living in Minnesota right now and I am lost without my dad and so is my mom, my 2 sisters and my brother. My dad is on a team with young guys and is very lonely and is not playing because the Jackets got him because they needed a D-man. I has been since November and we can not take it anymore.

 

Please, please, please ask the Jackets if you guys can get him.”

The NHL trade deadline reminds some families of a stressful time where players are shuffles and homes are moved. Ex-Buffalo Sabre, Jordan Leopold was playing Columbus this past week and afters yesterday's trade deadline he is playing for the Minnesota Wild. Jordyn Leopold is the 11-year-old daughter and she already the move planned out in January.

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The deal was just about already done when the Columbus general manager, Jarmo Kekalainen, even saw the letter

Talk about a wish came true and some pretty awesome ironic timing.