The blockbuster trade of the season so far sent forward Patrik Laine to Columbus in exchange for Pierre Luc Dubois. PLD famously wanted out of Columbus for whatever reason who knows no one can say, and Laine just needed a change of scenery from Winnipeg.
Checking in on that change of scenery: After four games, Columbus Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella has benched Patrik Laine for being a lazy ungritty do-nothing. Heck yes. This is the good stuff. Inject into our veins along with the vaccine.