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Jordan Leopold's 11 year old daughter asked for trade to Wild in letter

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"Maybe Jordyn Leopold has a future in hockey management.

A handwritten letter from the 11-year-old daughter of Jordan Leopold to the Minnesota Wild coaching staff surfaced Monday shortly after the defenseman was traded from the Columbus Blue Jackets to the Wild.
The Wild added Leopold, a Golden Valley, Minn., native, from the Blue Jackets for defenseman Justin Falk and a fifth-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft.
"I didn’t even know she wrote it," her mom Jamie Leopold told KFAN radio in Minneapolis. "She left it on the counter, went to school one day, and I read it and just started bawling."
Jordyn Leopold's letter was a plea for the Wild to start winning more games (it was sent before goaltender Devan Dubnyk arrived and Minnesota became one of the hottest teams in the NHL), because her father was lonely in Ohio without her, her mother and her three siblings.
"My dad is very [lonely] without his family," Jordyn Leopold wrote. "We are living in Minnesota right now and I am lost without my dad and so is my mom, my two sisters and my brother."
She wanted the Wild to trade for her father, and she got her wish Monday.
"I put it on Facebook back in January and showed it to my friends and family and everyone said, ‘Send it, send it,’” Jamie Leopold "I was really hesitant to do it because we really liked Columbus and we had such a good experience there and we didn't want anyone to feel bad. But my daughter just wanted her daddy home."
The Blue Jackets acquired Leopold from the St. Louis Blues in a trade on Nov. 15.
"[Trading] Jordan Leopold was about doing the right thing for a guy who was a great pro for us," Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen said. "He's done everything we asked him to do the right way.
"We gave up a fifth-round pick to St. Louis to get him; we got our fifth back. We got Justin Falk to join our team the rest of the way this year, and Jordan Leopold gets to go home and join his family. We thank him for everything we did for the franchise. He was a great pro."


I thought this needed to be shared;

Right in the feels.

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