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Highlight of the Night: Nazem Kadri’s magic hands

With trade winds swirling around Nazem Kadri, a result of his disappointing season and the frustration mounting over a prolonged Maple Leafs slump, he decided to take matters into his own hands. His own magic hands, as Don Cherry calls them.

Watch Kadri make reliable shutdown defenseman Alexei Emelin look foolish before threading a pass cross-ice to Cody Franson.

Kadri added another assist later, threading a perfect pass through the box on the power play to set up Mason Raymond. It was the best performance of the season for the 23-year-old.

Turns out there was a high-profile spectator on hand at the Air Canada Centre last night.

Then, after the game…