"There is nobody that is more fun to pick on than Johnny Toews," Sharp told NHL.com. "I guess I have the reputation of giving guys a hard time in the locker room, and Toews is my No. 1 target all the time."
That kidding has reportedly led to the demise of a hockey stick or golf club in the past, but eventually Toews comes around and is able to laugh it off.
"Maybe my nickname is getting stretched out a bit, but, hey, I don’t mind it," Toews said to the league’s website. "If you can make fun of yourself a little bit, then it’s great."
Then again, that anecdote doesn’t exactly speak to his easy-going nature — though it does exist:
With news of the deal, Blackhawks fans can relax — even if their two-time champion leader decides not to.