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Joffrey Lupul—Tyler Bozak—Phil Kessel
Nazem Kadri—Mikhail Grabovski—Matt Frattin
Nikolai Kulemin—Alex Galchenyuk—Joey Crabb
Leo Komarov—David Steckel—Mike Brown
The Leafs will move their fifth overall pick in the upcoming draft along with some other assets to acquire Montreal's spot at third overall (new management hopefully means less animosity between the two clubs). The Canadiens won't mind picking a little lower because they feel they'll still get a great player at No. 5. Plus, they'd acquire some useful pieces to speed up their rebuilding process.
At No. 3, the Leafs pick Alex Galchenyuk. He will impress in training camp and will earn a spot on the third line between Kulemin and Crabb.
Youngsters Nazem Kadri and Matt Frattin will use their AHL playoff experience to finally earn full-time NHL jobs.
The recently signed Leo Komarov will smash his way to a fourth-line role.
Missing from the lineup are Clarke MacArthur (traded), Colby Armstrong (waived) and Matthew Lombardi (traded).
Lombardi will be relatively difficult to trade and it would be simpler to let Crabb go to free agency so that he could play on the third line.
However, Crabb worked extremely hard and did a great job for the Leafs during the 2011-12 season, and it would be criminal to ditch him in favour of the underachieving Lombardi.
Prospects Carter Ashton and Joe Colborne will spend at least a little more time with the Marlies before getting called up.