Coach Sheldon Keefe has no problem using Matt Frattin, who is property of the Ottawa Senators, ahead of genuine Maple Leafs prospects.
Via Breakaway Blog
May 16, 2016
The weather outside is sweltering and it has been months since there was any hockey action, but the whisperings of the season to come are starting to come together as players begin to return to their NHL cities to prepare for the start of a new year. For the Maple Leafs, that means a few familiar players have returned to the home of the Marlies as they gear up to attempt to make...
When Matt Frattin left North Dakota in 2011, he was a can't-miss NHL prospect and a Hobey Baker finalist -- college hockey's Heisman Trophy.But it's never easy to make it in the NHL, and it's even harder when a player suffers a knee injury the way Frattin did in his first pro season. The once-heralded prospect became a trade piece, and over the course of 14 months, he was sent to...
Columbus, OH -- On July 1, 2014, right wing Jerry D'Amigo's world took a turn towards Ohio. On that day, he was traded to the Blue Jackets by the Toronto Maple Leafs along with a 7th round pick in the 2015 Draft for forward Matt Frattin. D'Amigo, from Binghamton, New York, was drafted by the Maple Leafs in the 2009 Entry Draft (round 6, 158 overall). Prior to being drafted he spent...
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Los Angeles Kings have acquired veteran goal-scorer Marian Gaborik from the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Blue Jackets get right wing Matt Frattin and a second-round pick in the 2014 draft, plus a conditional third-rounder if the Kings win their first-round playoff series or re-sign Gaborik. The 32-year-old Gaborik will be a free agent after the season. He was...
The Kings dealt Matt Frattin and two draft picks to Columbus for three-time All-Star right wing Marian Gaborik just a few hours before the NHL trade deadline passes. Limited to just 22 games so far this season because of a collarbone injury, Gaborik, the No. 3 overall pick in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft, has six goals and eight assists. Also on Wednesday, the Kings acquired defenseman...
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