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Ehlers makes big trade, tosses puck to fan for candy

Jets forward puts on general manager's hat, likes deal he makes

by Dan O'Leary @DanOLeary25 / Staff Writer

The NHL Trade Deadline has passed but that didn't stop Winnipeg Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers from making a big trade on Saturday.

Ehlers was warming up during pregame skate and spotted a sign with an intriguing offer: candy for a puck.

Tweet from @NHLJets: Candy for a puck? Seems like a fair deal! 🍬😂 @NikolajEhlers24

He strapped on his general manager hat and skated up to the glass. Ehlers was shown two candy options and after careful deliberation, chose the option to his right.

All smiles, Ehlers secured the candy, then flipped the puck, which took two attempts to get over the glass but Ehlers is, after all, a rookie GM.

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