GM: Dean Lombardi
What they should do
Trade down (most likely with the Leafs) and ask for a top-two D-man.
What they will do
Rumours are running rampant, and the Kings seem to be in all of them. LA is getting Rob Blake, LA is getting Mike Komisarek, and LA is getting Vinny Lecavalier.
What they do on that front will drastically affect whether they have a pick in the first round and who they will take if they keep it.
To get Lecavalier, they will definitely be giving up the fifth pick. Getting Komisarek depends on if they are trading Alexander Frolov.
Getting Blake won’t require much, and it shouldn’t. I believe Lombardi has the assets to get Vinny, and they will do the deal.
The No. 5 pick will then be traded to Tampa, and Tampa will flip it to Toronto for the seventh pick and their second-round pick.
The Leafs will then draft Brayden Schenn (Schenn will be taken here by LA as well, but if Tampa selects, then they will take Jared Cowan, especially if they already have Tavares).
Luke’s little brother is a fantastic player and is very different from his older brother Brayden. He is a born leader and a pure goal scorer with a nose for the net like no other prospect in some time. He lacks speed but is strong on his feet.
He is a true power forward, and Leaf fans may get all riled up, but he can be compared to a Wendel Clark-type player. I prefer to compare him to Todd Bertuzzi (pre-Steve Moore incident).