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    ANALYSIS

    The Blue Jackets had two things in mind when approaching this year’s NHL trade deadline: one was to add depth on the blue line with two key injuries (Fedor Tyutin and Ryan Murray), and the other was to find a potential fit for Marian Gaborik.

    Gaborik’s situation was resolved relatively early in the day – at least speculation would suggest so – and the Blue Jackets struck a deal with the Los Angeles Kings to move Gaborik out west. In return for Gaborik, who was the Jackets’ big deadline acquisition a year ago, Columbus received forward Matt Frattin, a second-round pick and a third-round pick from Los Angeles.

    Frattin, a 26-year-old winger who broke into the NHL with the Toronto Maple Leafs a few years ago, was sent to the Kings as part of the Jonathan Bernier trade over the summer.

    In a phone interview with TSN’s Tradecentre panel, Frattin said he was excited to join the Blue Jackets and he’s looking forward to a new opportunity. Frattin, a restricted free agent after the season, finds himself among players in the mix for playing time among the Blue Jackets’ bottom six forwards. Coach Todd Richards said the abundance of forwards should not be a concern or considered a logjam, but a healthy dose of internal competition.

    As the Blue Jackets continue their playoff push – they’re currently in sole possession of the Eastern Conference’s second wild card spot with 69 points – they need depth and adding Frattin provides it.

    Gaborik, 32, provided an offensive spark for Columbus upon his arrival from the New York Rangers. He fit in well with Artem Anisimov on the Jackets’ top line in the early going, but has battled injuries ever since, missing a large chunk of this season (most recently 22 games with a broken collarbone).

    Nick Schultz, a veteran NHL defenseman of 12 seasons with Minnesota and most recently Edmonton, was brought in to provide some stabilization to the back end. With Tyutin and Murray’s respective timetables unclear, GM Jarmo Kekalainen acted to provide immediate assistance on defense and only yielded a fifth-round draft pick to the Oilers.

    Both players are expected to join the Blue Jackets in Chicago tomorrow.

    VIDEO


    Matt Frattin media scrum

     
    TSN phone interview with Matt Frattin

    Pierre mcguire breaks down the trade

    Gaborik traded to LA Kings for Frattin



    PHOTOS

    Matt Frattin Photo Gallery

    Nick Schultz Photo Gallery


    AUDIO (LIVE INSIDE EDGE at 7PM EST)

    Below are all trades completed since training camp:

    DATE PLAYER/COMPENSATION TEAM STORY TEAM PLAYER/COMPENSATION
    MARCH 5 Marian Gaborik, F
    DETAILS ›
    Matt Frattin, F
    2014 or '15 2nd-round pick
    Conditional 3rd-round pick
    MARCH 5 Reto Berra, G
    DETAILS ›
    2014 2nd-round pick
    MARCH 5 Jaroslav Halak, G
    DETAILS ›
    Michal Neuvirth, G
    MARCH 5 Marcel Goc, F
    DETAILS ›
    2014 5th-round pick
    2015 3rd-round pick
    MARCH 5 Thomas Vanek, F
    2014 conditional 5th-round pick

    DETAILS ›
    Sebastian Collberg, F
    2014 conditional 2nd-round pick
    MARCH 5 Nick Schultz, D
    DETAILS ›
    2014 5th-round pick
    MARCH 5 Tuomo Ruutu, F
    DETAILS ›
    Andrei Loktionov, F
    2017 conditional 3rd-round pick
    MARCH 5 Brayden McNabb, D
    Jonathan Parker, F
    2014 2nd-round pick
    2015 2nd-round pick

    DETAILS ›
    Nicolas Deslauriers, D
    Hudson Fasching, F
    MARCH 5 Devan Dubnyk, G
    DETAILS ›
    Future considerations
    MARCH 5 Ales Hemsky, F
    DETAILS ›
    2014 5th-round pick,
    2015 3rd-round pick
    MARCH 5 Martin St. Louis, F
    DETAILS ›
    Ryan Callahan, F
    2014 conditional 2nd-round pick
    2015 1st-round pick
    MARCH 4 F Martin Erat
    F John Mitchell

    DETAILS ›
    D Rostislav Klesla
    F Chris Brown
    2015 4th-round pick
    MARCH 4 G Roberto Luongo
    F Steven Anthony

    DETAILS ›
    G Jacob Markstrom
    F Shawn Matthias
    MARCH 4 D David Rundblad
    D Mathieu Brisebois

    DETAILS ›
    2014 2nd-round pick
    MARCH 4 Andrew MacDonald, D
    DETAILS ›
    Matt Mangene, C
    2014 3rd-round pick
    2015 2nd-round pick
    MARCH 4 Stephane Robidas, D
    DETAILS ›
    2014 conditional 4th-round pick
    MARCH 4 Viktor Fasth, G
    DETAILS ›
    2014 5th-round pick
    2015 3rd-round pick
    MARCH 4 Dustin Penner, F
    DETAILS ›
    2014 4th-round pick
    MARCH 4 Patrick Mullen, D
    DETAILS ›
    Jeff Costello, F
    MARCH 4 Ilya Bryzgalov, G
    DETAILS ›
    2014 4th-round pick
    MARCH 4 Mike Weaver, D
    DETAILS ›
    2015 5th-round pick
    MARCH 2 Brandon Pirri, F
    DETAILS ›
    2014 3rd-round pick
    2016 5th-round pick
    MARCH 2 Eric Selleck, F
    DETAILS ›
    Mark Mancari, F
    FEB. 28 Ryan Miller, G
    Steve Ott, F

    DETAILS ›
    Jaroslav Halak, G
    Chris Stewart, F
    William Carrier, F
    2015 1st-round pick
    2016 cond. 3rd-round pick
    FEB. 26  Brian Connelly, D
    DETAILS ›
    F Brad Winchester
    FEB. 7 Carter Camper, F
    DETAILS ›
    Blake Parlett, D
    FEB. 6 Peter Regin, F
    Pierre-Marc Bouchard, F

    DETAILS ›
    2014 4th-round pick
    FEB. 6 Spencer Machacek, F
    DETAILS ›
    Paul Thompson, F
    FEB. 6 Robert Czarnik, F
    DETAILS ›
    Steve Quailer, F
    FEB. 5 Chad Rau, F
    DETAILS ›
    Curt Gogol, F
    FEB. 3 Dale Weise, F
    DETAILS ›
    Raphael Diaz, D
    JAN. 31 Mark Fraser, D
    DETAILS ›
    Cameron Abney, F
    Rights to Teemu Hartikainen, F
    JAN. 22 Andrew Crescenzi, F
    DETAILS ›
    Brandon Kozun, F
    JAN. 22 Michael Del Zotto, D
    DETAILS ›
    Kevin Klein, D
    JAN. 17 Steve Pinizzotto, F
    Jack Combs, F

    DETAILS ›
    Ryan Martindale, F
    Derek Nesbitt, F
    JAN. 15 Ben Scrivens, G
    DETAILS ›
    2014 3rd-round pick
    JAN. 15 Devan Dubnyk, G
    DETAILS ›
    Matt Hendricks, F
    JAN. 4 Daniel Carcillo, F
    DETAILS ›
    2014 conditional 7th-round pick
    JAN. 1 John-Michael Liles, D
    Rights to Dennis Robertson, D

    DETAILS ›
    Tim Gleason, D
    DEC. 30 Kevin Westgarth, F
    DETAILS ›
    Greg Nemisz, F
    DEC. 19 F Linus Omark
    DETAILS ›
    2014 conditional 6th-round pick
    DEC. 14 G Jason LaBarbera
    DETAILS ›
    Future considerations
    DEC. 6 F Brandon Mashinter
    DETAILS ›
    F Kyle Beach
    NOV. 22 Lane MacDermid, F
    DETAILS ›
    2014 6th-round pick
    NOV. 21 Tim Jackman, F
    DETAILS ›
    2014 6th-round pick
    NOV. 16 Peter Holland, F
    Brad Staubitz, F

    DETAILS ›
    Jesse Blacker, D
    2014 conditional 3rd-round pick
    2014 7th-round pick
    NOV. 14 Kris Versteeg, F
    Phillippe Lefebrve, F

    DETAILS ›
    Jimmy Hayes, F
    Dylan Olsen, D
    NOV. 8 Ladislav Smid, D
    Olivier Roy, G

    DETAILS ›
    Laurent Brossoit, G
    Roman Horak, F
    OCT. 31 Steve Downie, F
    DETAILS ›
    Max Talbot, F
    OCT. 27 Thomas Vanek, F
    DETAILS ›
    Matt Moulson, F
    2014 1st-round pick
    2015 2nd-round pick
    OCT. 21 Mike Brown, F
    DETAILS ›
    2014 4th-round pick
    SEPT. 29 Mathieu Perreault, F
    DETAILS ›
    John Mitchell, F
    2014 4th-round pick
    SEPT. 29 Zac Dalpe, F
    Jeremy Welsh, F

    DETAILS ›
    Kellan Tochkin, F
    2014 4th-round pick
    SEPT. 29 Joe Colborne, F
    DETAILS ›
    2014 conditional 4th-round pick
    SEPT. 28 Krystofer Barch, F
    2015 7th-round pick

    DETAILS ›
    Scott Timmins, F
    2014 6th-round pick

    SCHEDULE

    HOME
    AWAY
    PROMOTIONAL

    STANDINGS

    EASTERN CONFERENCE
      TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
    1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
    2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
    3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
    4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
    5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
    6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
    7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
    8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
    9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
    10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
    11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
    12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
    13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
    14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
    15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
    16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

    STATS

    2013-2014 PLAYOFFS
    SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
    J. Johnson 2 2 1 0 3
    M. Calvert 2 2 0 3 2
    R. Johansen 2 1 1 -1 2
    B. Dubinsky 2 0 2 0 2
    D. Savard 2 0 2 1 2
    B. Jenner 2 0 2 -1 2
    D. MacKenzie 2 1 0 0 1
    M. Letestu 2 1 0 1 1
    A. Anisimov 2 0 1 -1 1
    C. Atkinson 2 0 1 1 1
     
    GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
    S. Bobrovsky 1 1 0 .905 3.00
     
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