|Assets:||Is highly skilled and plays with excellent anticipation and patience. Boasts a quick release and good shot. Can play both wing and center.|
|Flaws:||Isn't strong enough yet to handle physical pro defensemen, so he needs to bulk up. Needs to become a better player without the puck.|
|Career Potential:||Scoring forward with upside.|
|AHL||Dudley "Red" Garret Memorial Trophy||2012-13|
|OHL||Eddie Powers Memorial Trophy||2010-11 (shared with Jason Akeson)|
|OHL||Jim Mahon Memorial Trophy||2011-12, 2010-11 (shared with Jason Akeson)|
|OHL||First All-Star Team||2011-12, 2010-11|
|OHL||First All-Rookie Team||2008-09|
|2/19/2014||Recalled from the Manchester Monarchs (AHL).|
|2/07/2014||Assigned to the Manchester Monarchs (AHL).|
|1/22/2014||Recalled from the Manchester Monarchs (AHL).|
|1/14/2014||Assigned to the Manchester Monarchs (AHL).|
|11/01/2013||Recalled from Manchester (AHL).|
|9/29/2013||Assigned to Manchester (AHL).|
|4/24/2013||Recalled from Manchester (AHL).|
|4/19/2013||Assigned to Manchester (AHL).|
|3/10/2013||Recalled from Manchester (AHL).|
|1/18/2013||Assigned to Manchester (AHL).|
|1/14/2013||Recalled from Manchester (AHL).|
|9/14/2012||Assigned to Manchester (AHL).|
|5/03/2012||Recalled from Ottawa (OHL).|
|9/25/2011||Returned to his junior team (Ottawa-OHL).|
|4/18/2011||Signed by the Los Angeles Kings to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|9/24/2010||Returned to his junior team (Ottawa-OHL).|
|6/26/2010||Drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2nd round (47th overall) in 2010.|
Tyler Toffoli on four game points streak | 03/30/2014 3:52 AM
NewsTyler Toffoli pushed his consecutive points streak to four games with his 12th goal of the season.
ImpactToffoli has four points in his last four games and now has 29 points in 55 games to go with a plus-20 rating. He is definitely worth looking at next season as he should crack the top-six at some point.
Tyler Toffoli ends nine-game goal skid | 03/16/2014 1:25 AM
NewsTyler Toffoli potted the only marker for the Kings in their 2-1 loss to the Ducks on Saturday night.
ImpactThe super-talented rookie snapped a nine-game goal drought. Toffoli has 11 goals and 24 points in 48 games this season and should develop into a great fantasy weapon as he gains more experience. Jarret Stoll and Alec Martinez had the assists.
| 02/27/2014 2:07 AM
NewsTyler Toffoli was called up from the minors on Wednesday February 26.
Tyler Toffoli assigned to Manchester of AHL | 02/09/2014 4:58 AM
NewsTyler Toffoli has been sent to Manchester of the AHL.
ImpactThe NHL is currently on its Olympic break and the Kings want Toffoli to play during the break. He has 10 goals and 19 points in 38 games this season with a plus-15 rating. Look for him to return when the Kings return to action on February 26.
Tyler Toffoli stays on first line for now | 02/05/2014 5:18 PM
NewsTyler Toffoli will stay on the Kings' top line with Jeff Carter and Anze Kopitar on Thursday.
ImpactToffoli had a goal and an assist in that role on Monday. He's worth keeping an eye on as he'll have some fantasy value if he manages to maintain his current role.
Toffoli excels after promotion to top line | 02/04/2014 7:36 AM
NewsTyler Toffoli had a goal and an assist on Monday.
ImpactToffoli benefited from playing alongside Jeff Carter and Anze Kopitar. Before Monday's contest, Toffoli had gone 15 games without a point. He has 10 goals and 19 points in 38 contests this season.
Tyler Toffoli moves up to the top line | 02/03/2014 7:12 AM
NewsTyler Toffoli has moved up to the top line, alongside Jeff Carter and Anze Kopitar.
ImpactNormally this would be outstanding news and a boost for his fantasy value but the Kings have scored only three times in their last six games so no one outside of Kopitar, who has all three markers, has fantasy value. Nevertheless, the Kings will start scoring again soon and if Toffoli sticks, his fantasy value will get a boost.
Tyler Toffoli has six shots on goal | 02/02/2014 7:36 AM
NewsTyler Toffoli led the Kings with six shots on goal Saturday.
ImpactToffoli failed to find the back of the net as did every other member of the Kings Saturday but he did manage to play 18:42 minutes, his second best total of the season. He has nine goals and 17 points in 37 games with a plus-14 rating this season.
Los Angeles calls up Tyler Toffoli | 01/22/2014 6:21 PM
NewsTyler Toffoli has been called up by the Los Angeles Kings.
Kings.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactToffoli was on an 11-game point drought before the Kings decided to send him to the AHL on Jan. 14. He has nine goals and 17 points in 33 games this season.
Tyler Toffoli demotion was performance based | 01/16/2014 9:14 AM
NewsKings coach Darryl Sutter said the decision to demote Tyler Toffoli was based on his performance.
Los Angeles Times
ImpactToffoli was on an 11-game point drought. "I was telling the guys out there, Tyler got to go down to work on his game," Sutter said. "Some guys get to go to the press box. Some guys get to go to the end of the bench. There's not much I can do about it." Toffoli still has a lot of upside and it shouldn't be too long before he returns to Los Angeles.
Kings send Tyler Toffoli to the minors | 01/14/2014 5:21 PM
NewsTyler Toffoli has been returned to the minors by the Los Angeles Kings.
Jon Rosen on Twitter
ImpactToffoli has nine goals and 17 points in 33 games with Los Angeles in 2013-14. It wouldn't be surprising if the Kings end up recalling him sooner rather than later.
Tyler Toffoli a minus for1st time this season | 01/12/2014 8:10 AM
NewsTyler Toffoli was a minus player for the first time this season.
ImpactToffoli is also mired in a 10 game pointless streak. He has nine goals and 17 points in 32 games and is a plus-14 this season. It was quite a streak by the rookie as far as plus/minus is concerned. He is worth looking at in deeper pools as he should break out shortly.
Tyler Toffoli hasn't been minus all season | 12/25/2013 11:39 AM
NewsTyler Toffoli hasn't been a minus player in a single game this season.
ImpactToffoli is neutral more often than not, but he has slowly climbed to plus-13 in 24 games. He's only averaging 12:60 minutes per contest, but he's often been paired up with Mike Richards. That pairing is one of the big reasons why Toffoli has nine goals and 17 points in 24 games in 2013-14.
Tyler Toffoli gets two points vs Sharks | 12/20/2013 10:26 AM
NewsTyler Toffoli had a goal and an assist on Thursday.
ImpactThat ended a three-game scoring slump. Toffoli now has nine goals and 17 points in 22 contests this season.
Tyler Toffoli scores seventh of the season | 12/08/2013 7:11 AM
NewsTyler Toffoli scored once in the Kings 3-0 win over the Islanders Saturday.
Los Angeles Times
ImpactToffoli has three goals in his last three games with a plus-three rating. He now has 12 points in 16 games and has been an offensive force for the Kings. He is worth grabbing in deeper fantasy pools if he is available.
Toffoli scores twice in Kings' win | 12/03/2013 4:19 AM
NewsTyler Toffoli scored twice to lead the Kings to a 3-2 victory against the St. Louis Blues Monday night at Staples Center.
ImpactToffoli now has six goals and five assists in 14 games with an impressive 18.2 shooting percentage. He leads the Kings with four game-winning goals. Jarret Stoll also scored for the Kings, while Mike Richards added two helpers in the victory.
Tyler Toffoli scores goal for Kings in win | 11/17/2013 10:18 PM
NewsTyler Toffoli's second-period goal held up as the winner as the Los Angeles Kings shut out the Rangers in New York Sunday night.
ImpactToffoli, a 21-year-old center, broke the scoreless deadlock 1:23 into the second period with his fourth goal in just seven NHL games this season.
Tyler Toffoli does not hit the scoresheet | 11/16/2013 9:32 AM
NewsTyler Toffoli did not pick up a point for the first time this season.
ImpactToffoli has only played in six NHL games this season and Friday was the first pointless game of the year for him. He has three goals, seven points and a plus-four rating since his recall on November 1, so he is definitely worth looking at in fantasy pools at this time.
| 11/15/2013 3:37 PM
NewsTyler Toffoli is making the most of his opportunity since being called up to the big leagues.
ImpactToffoli has posted seven points in five contests since joining the Kings on Nov. 1. The Kings have been bitten by the injury bug as of late which resulted in Toffoli being called up from the minors. During the last two weeks, he's appearing in 46 percent of the Kings' power-play opportunities while averaging three shots per contest. Toffoli essentially has been attached to the hip of Mike Richards as he's spent 81.4 percent of his shifts alongside the veteran and as long as he continues to receive that type of ice-time, his fantasy value will continue to skyrocket. At just 14 percent Yahoo! owned, he's a huge bargain bin pickup at the moment.
Tyler Toffoli has gotten off to a hot start | 11/15/2013 9:41 AM
NewsTyler Toffoli is riding a five-game point streak since being called up on Nov. 1.
Los Angeles Daily News
ImpactToffoli has three goals and seven points in those five contests. He's got plenty of offensive potential and is worth taking a chance on in standard leagues.
Toffoli's 2G, 1A good for career-best night | 11/10/2013 1:17 AM
NewsTyler Toffoli scored twice and added an assist as the Kings rolled over the Canucks on Saturday night 5-1.
ImpactToffoli, who has 14 games of NHL experience, didn't make the opening-night roster, but he had 12 points in 10 AHL games. The 21-year-old has played very well in the three games since his call up (all this month), earning points in all of them. The three points Saturday boosted his season output to five. Toffoli was on the ice for 17:29, got four shots on a goal and finished with a plus-three rating. Mike Richards also had a three-point night with a goal and two helpers, and he's now notched points in four straight, good for 16 on the year. Justin Williams scored the other goal, as Dwight King picked up two assists.
Kings call up Tyler Toffoli | 11/01/2013 4:04 PM
NewsTyler Toffoli has been summoned by the Los Angeles Kings.
ImpactToffoli's failure to make the Kings' opening game roster came as a bit of a surprise. He's made the best of a bad situation though by scoring seven goals and 12 points in 10 AHL contests.
Los Angeles Kings demote Tyler Toffoli | 09/29/2013 2:24 PM
NewsThe Los Angeles Kings opted to send winger Tyler Toffoli to the minors on Sunday.
James Mirtle on Twitter
ImpactThis is more than a slight surprise, as Toffoli even earned some top-line time when Dustin Brown was injured during the preseason. You'd think he made enough of an impression to get more than a cup of coffee, but that it appears not to be the case, at least for now.
Tyler Toffol temporary fill-in for | 09/15/2013 8:13 PM
NewsTyler Toffoli skated on the Los Angeles' Kings top line in a scrimmage Saturday, taking the place of injured Dustin Brown alongside Anze Kopitar and Justin Williams.
ImpactThe slight injury Brown suffered during an on-ice drill Thursday is located in his hamstring and shouldn't have a major impact in preparations for the season, coach Darryl Sutter told LA Kings Insider. "We're just going to be careful with [Brown]," Sutter said. "It's not very often a hockey player other than a goalie has a hamstring [injury], so I just want to be careful with him. ... Just make sure he's getting ready for the end of camp."
Tyler Toffoli not a lock to make Kings | 09/13/2013 11:31 AM
NewsTyler Toffoli isn't a lock to make the Los Angeles Kings' roster out of training camp, according to coach Darryl Sutter.
ImpactThat's not surprising, but the odds are heavily stacked in Toffoli's favor. He had 28 goals and 51 points in 58 AHL games last season and another five points in 10 contests with the Los Angeles Kings. He also held his own during the Kings playoffs run and is projected to be one of the NHL's top rookies in 2013-14.
Kings coach changes mind on Tyler Toffoli | 09/07/2013 11:03 AM
NewsAlthough Coach Darryl Sutter said last season he wanted right wing Tyler Toffoli to be prepared to play left wing this season in order to boost the team's scoring from that side, Sutter seems to have had a change of heart. He might now leave Toffoli alone rather than complicate the gifted scorer's thinking processes.
Los Angeles Times
ImpactHe might now leave Toffoli alone rather than complicate the gifted scorer's thinking processes. "I don't want to set Tyler back. That's my thinking," Sutter said Friday. "I'm not going to spend a lot of time. If he's way better on the right than he is on the left, that's the best chance. I'm really cautious about that one, because he's never played it and he's a good player. We'll see. He's done a lot with it this summer. Quite honestly I haven't put a whole lot into that."
Kings want to see what Toffoli can bring | 06/12/2013 1:38 PM
NewsTyler Toffoli may get a better chance to playing in Los Angeles' top-six forward group if he can adapt to playing left wing.
ImpactToffoli said the decision is up to the team and he'll play wherever he's needed. Coach Darryl Sutter wasn't prepared to commit to anything. "Plan is to get him stronger first. Then see if he's a good winger in the American Hockey League or a winger in the National Hockey League," Sutter said. "That will be the first step." Sutter wants to see if Toffoli can handle playing a full 82-game schedule, so look for 21-year-old to try to bulk up over the summer. Toffoli feels like he's up for the challenge.
Justin Williams lauds Tyler Toffoli's future | 06/04/2013 9:34 AM
NewsJustin Williams had nothing but praise for Tyler Toffoli after Sunday's Game 2.
Los Angeles Times
ImpactToffoli jumped up to the Kings' second line with Mike Richards (upper body) out of the lineup and had a goal and an assist playing with Williams and Jeff Carter. "I think Tyler is going to be a phenomenal NHL player, for a long time," Williams said Sunday night. Toffoli has two goals and four points in nine games this postseason, which is nearly identical to his regular-season performance of two goals and five points in 10 games. If Richards is out for Tuesday's Game 3, it's highly possible Toffoli will find himself with Carter and Williams again.
Tyler Toffoli registers two points in loss | 06/02/2013 11:37 PM
NewsKings forward Tyler Toffoli scored a goal and added an assist for the Kings in a 4-2 loss to Chicago in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals Sunday.
ImpactToffoli drew an assist on Jeff Carter's sixth tally of the playoffs then scored his second of the postseason in the game's dying minutes. This contest's result was well in hand by the time the Kings started scoring, but that doesn't make Toffoli's performance any less impressive.
Tyler Toffoli will suit up in Game 7 | 05/28/2013 9:15 PM
NewsTyler Toffoli will dress in Game 7 after being a healthy scratch in Game 6.
Helene Elliott on Twitter
ImpactHe will take the spot of Jordan Nolan in the lineup. Toffoli has one goal and one assist in seven playoff games.
Tyler Toffoli scores an unassisted goal | 05/19/2013 12:18 AM
NewsTyler Toffoli netted an unassisted goal in the Kings' 2-1 overtime defeat on Saturday.
ImpactIt was Toffoli's first career playoff goal. Jeff Carter and Brad Richardson each recorded four shots on goal. Drew Doughty blocked a team-high five shots. Colin Fraser and Dustin Brown each had six hits for the Kings. Anze Kopitar won 16 of his 23 faceoff attempts in the losing effort.
Toffoli picks up his first playoff point | 05/17/2013 10:58 AM
NewsTyler Toffoli earned his first career playoff point on Thursday.
ImpactToffoli assisted on Trevor Lewis' game-winning goal. It was just his 14th career NHL contest, including both regular season and playoff matches.
Tyler Toffoli to make his playoff debut | 05/08/2013 9:02 PM
NewsTyler Toffoli is making his playoff debut for the Kings on Wednesday night.
Jeremy Rutherford on Twiter
ImpactIn 10 NHL games this year, Toffoli had five points. The 21-year-old forward also notched 28 goals and 23 assists in 58 AHL games. Keaton Ellerby is the scratch for the Kings, who had been playing with seven defensemen in the series with the Blues.
Kings recall forward Tyler Toffoli | 04/24/2013 4:33 PM
NewsLos Angeles has called up Tyler Toffoli from the minors.
Lisa Dillman on Twitter
ImpactHe'll fill in for Dustin Brown, who has been suspended for two games for elbowing, in the Kings' lineup in their last two games of the regular season. Toffoli has five points in eight NHL matches this year.
Tyler Toffoli returns to the minors | 04/19/2013 5:29 PM
NewsTyler Toffoli has been sent down to AHL Manchester.
Los Angeles Times
ImpactToffoli will be able to help Manchester, which is trying to squeeze into the playoffs. He has two goals and three assists in eight contests with the Kings, plus another 48 points in 55 AHL contests this season.
Tyler Toffoli named AHL's top rookie | 04/12/2013 3:45 PM
NewsThe AHL named Los Angeles Kings prospect Tyler Toffoli its rookie of the year for the 2012-13 campaign.
American Hockey League
ImpactThe 20-year-old center received some reps at the NHL level, he had five points (two goals and three assists) in eight games, most recently playing on April 2.
Tyler Toffoli a healthy scratch Thursday | 03/21/2013 11:00 PM
NewsTyler Toffoli was a healthy scratch Thursday night against the Stars.
Kings on Twitter
ImpactThe 20-year-old has played in three games this season, tallying a goal and an assist. Jordan Nolan, who has five points in 26 games, was inserted into the lineup in his place.
Tyler Toffoli gets first NHL goal | 03/19/2013 9:55 AM
NewsTyler Toffoli scored his first NHL goal Monday.
Los Angeles Daily News
ImpactHe also picked up his first assist in a 4-0 win over Phoenix as he beat Mike Smith for the tally. "It was incredible," Toffoli said of the standing ovation he received. "I didn't expect that. I had goosebumps. It was a great feeling." Toffoli had 52 goals and 100 points in the OHL last season and the Kings are looking for him to be a top-six forward. He played alongside Jeff Carter and Mike Richards and that won't hurt his offensive potential.
Tyler Toffoli a healthy scratch Monday | 03/12/2013 9:48 AM
NewsTyler Toffoli was a healthy scratch on Monday.
Los Angeles Daily News
ImpactToffoli was recalled Sunday as the Kings do not have a lot of depth at forward since Simon Gagne was sent packing back to Philadelphia. He had 28 goals and 48 points in 55 games in the AHL, not a bad start for a rookie. He is a scorer but is not worth picking up at this time as it is unlikely that he will get a spot as a top six forward.
Kings recall Tyler Toffoli from the minors | 03/11/2013 8:00 AM
NewsThe Los Angeles Kings have recalled Tyler Toffoli from Manchester of the AHL.
ImpactThe Kings second round pick in the 2010 draft had 52 goals and 100 points for the Ottawa 67s of the OHL last season and he has not missed a step offensively as he had 28 goals and 48 points for the Kings AHL franchise in the AHL. Look for Toffoli to make his NHL debut this week. He will likely have a short stay in the NHL at this time, unless he is able to light it up.
Tyler Toffoli pots 2, now has 16 on the year | 01/04/2013 9:27 PM
NewsTyler Toffoli netted two goals in Manchester's 3-2 win over St. John's on Friday night.
ImpactToffoli was taken in the second round of the 2010 draft and is playing in his first full AHL season. Nobody could expect a 100-point season like he had in the OHL, but with 16 goals and 25 points in 33 games, the 21-year-old is enjoying a pretty fine campaign against better competition.
|1/25/2014||LA||Ana||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|1/23/2014||LA||Ana||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|Goals||2||2 times-last:vs. StL||last:Dec 2||1|
|Assists||2||at Col||Feb 26||1|
|Points||3||vs. Van||Nov 9||2|
|Penalty Minutes||4||vs. CBJ||Feb 6||2|
|Plus/Minus||3||vs. Van||Nov 9||1|
|Power Play Goals||1||vs. Ana||Mar 15||1|
|Power Play Points||1||4 times-last:vs. Ana||last:Mar 15||1|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||62 times-last:vs. Ana||last:Apr 12||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||62 times-last:vs. Ana||last:Apr 12||0|
|Shots||6||vs. Phi||Feb 1||4|
|Penalty Minutes||2||2012-13 (LA)|
|Power Play Goals||1||2012-13 (LA)|
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