The Minnesota Wild traded for Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman (and former Minnesota Golden Gopher) Jordan Leopold today. Coincidentally, Leopold's 11-year-old daughter, Jordyn, reportedly wrote a letter to the Wild in January asking them to make the trade because she missed her dad. Basically, Jordyn runs the Minnesota Wild.

We thought it might be fake, like most things children do, but TSN's Bob McKenzie said it's real:

From Minneapolis radio station KFAN, here's Jordyn's letter:

At 11, Jordyn can evaluate a team's needs pretty well. Maybe the Oilers should offer her a front-office job.



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H/t to Dave