Frattin will play for the injured Brandon Kozun (ankle).
Frattin played in the season opener, but was a healthy scratch in the last five games. He gets back in the lineup on Saturday after Brandon Kozun injured his ankle on Friday. Frattin will play on the fourth line with Peter Holland and Richard Panik.
The Maple Leafs have traded Jerry D'Amigo and a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft to the Columbus Blue Jackets for Matt Frattin.
Frattin, 26, returns to Toronto after he was dealt to the Kings in the Jonathan Bernier trade. After 40 games with Los Angeles he was traded to Columbus in the Marian Gaborik deal. He finished the season with two goals and five assists in 44 total games.
The Kings have traded Matt Frattin, a second-round pick and a conditional third-round pick to the Blue Jackets for Marian Gaborik. Columbus will also retain a large portion of Gaborik's contract.
Frattin was traded to the Kings in the Jonathan Bernier deal along with the second-round pick that is also heading to the Blue Jackets. He has two goals and four assists in 40 games with the Kings this season.
The Los Angeles Kings have acquired Matt Frattin, Ben Scrivens and a second-round pick from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for Jonathan Bernier.
The 25-year-old forward was in and out of the Maple Leafs lineup this season, but showed flashes of scoring ability at the NHL level before getting injured. He had seven goals and six assists (13 points) in 25 games this season. Frattin has just 28 points in 82 career NHL games.
Nonis says Frattin is a game-time decision but hints that "he may need more time".
The Mike Brown trade was to make room for Frattin, but according to Nonis he might not be ready tonight. Check back for Frattin's status prior to game-time, his status might not be certain until after warmups.
Matt Frattin has been cleared for contact. Will take part in first full contact practice tomorrow
Frattin (knee) has been out since February 11 but should be back in the lineup soon now that he was medically cleared for contact. Frattin was one of the Maple Leafs best players before getting hurt. He will look to pick-up where he left-off when he gets back. He has seven goals and three assists in 10 games this season.
Matt Frattin has joined Leafs at morning skate in Ottawa.
This is the first time Frattin has skated since undergoing an operation to remove scar-tissue from his knee. He is not a full participant in practice but he is out there testing his knee. Frattin was playing great before the operation recording 7 G and 3 A in 10 games. He is still likely a minimum of a week away from returning to the Leafs lineup.
Leafs have put Matt Frattin on IR. Carlyle made it sound like they're hoping he's back by end of month, so expect much longer than a week.
More bad news for the Maple Leafs as his original timetable of a one week absence looks like it was on the low-side. Monitor Frattin's status going forward, but it looks like he is going to miss a couple of weeks.