Trick or treat?

Emery Johnston, New London, N.H.

I understand why the NHL takes Thanksgiving and Christmas off, but why Halloween?

Is it because players like Chris Pronger and Doug Weight have to take their kids trick-or-treating…or is it because players like Taylor Hall or Tyler Seguin wanted to go trick-or-treating?

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