Twitter Reaction: Jets fans thank Andrew Ladd after trade

The Hockey Central panel breaks down the Andrew Ladd trade to the Blackhawks, where the Jets get back Marko Dano and the Blackhawks’ first-round pick.

It takes a unique situation for a team captain to get traded mid-season.

It happened with the Toronto Maple Leafs and Dion Phaneuf earlier this month and the Winnipeg Jets dealt captain Andrew Ladd to the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday.

Ladd, an impending unrestricted free agent, was one of the most popular players in Winnipeg after the Jets relocated from Atlanta and Jets fans paid their respects once news of the trade officially broke.

Here’s some of the best tweets:

Fans in Chicago were pretty excited to re-acquire the versatile forward: