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Matt Frattin sent down to Marlies, Joey Crabb Recalled

Toronto Maple Leafs General Manager Brian Burke announced on Tuesday that the Maple Leafs have indeed recall the more experience Joey Crabb, in exchange for sending down 22 year old rookie Matt Frattin.

For me, this move witch makes sense. Frattin had a great pre-season unlike Crabb, so starting the energetic Frattin who also seemed better at the time, was the smart move to do. It gain him a wealthy learning experience, although he only recorded 1 assist in 11 games. But Frattin did make several scoring opportunities.

On the other side Crabb has preformed like a top player in the AHL scoring 7 goals and 8 assist in 9 games. With this move Maple Leaf get more scoring depth for their 3rd line. Crabb recorded 15 points 48 games last season for the Leafs.

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