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Leafs trade Jokinen to Blues for Lindstrom, conditional pick

The Franson/Santorelli trade to Nashville finally has its end product.

Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

In a predictable move, the Leafs have flipped Olli Jokinen to the St. Louis Blues in exchange for a 2016 conditional sixth round draft pick and centre Joakim Lindstrom.

In 131 games with St. Louis, Colorado and Columbus, Lindstrom has 18 goals and 21 assists. The 31-year-old was drafted in 41st overall in 2002 and has since bounced around the NHL, SHL and KHL.

The conditional selection becomes a fourth round pick in 2015 if the Blues make it to the Stanley Cup Finals and Jokinen plays.

The move means the Leafs turned Cody Franson and Mike Santorelli into a 2015 first round pick (NSH), prospect Brendan Leipsic, Lindstrom, and a 2016 conditional sixth round pick (STL).

In just six games since his trade from Nashville to Toronto, Jokinen registered a lone assist.

The trade gives the Leafs another pick in the recent stockpile of selections they've acquired through moving pending UFAs as rentals.

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