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Kings’ Tyler Toffoli Signs $13.8M Contract Extension

Tyler Toffoli.

LOS ANGELES—Kings forward Tyler Toffoli and team officials agreed to a $13.8 million contract extension, which has an annual average value (AAV) and salary cap of $4.6 million, GM Rob Blake announced on Wednesday, June 7. The deal will remain active through the 2019-2020 season.

Toffoli, who was set to become a restricted free agent this summer, hails from Scarborough, Ontario, stands at six feet tall and weighs 201 pounds. He was drafted by the Kings in the second round (47th overall) of the 2010 NHL Draft.

Last season, he played in 63 games and collected 34 points (16 goals and 18 assists) and 22 penalty minutes. He also received a plus-6 rating, ranking third on the team.

During the 2015-2016 season, Toffoli reached career-peaking numbers in points with 58, 31 goals, and 27 assists in addition to appearing in 82 games, another career-high. He led the league with a plus-35 rating exceeded the 30-goal mark, the first member on the Kings to do so since team captain Anze Kopitar in the 2009-2010 season.

The upcoming season will mark Toffoli’s sixth year in the NHL. He has attained 175 points (84 goals and 91 assists) and 91 penalty minutes in 293 regular-season career games. With a plus-90 rating, he ranks third on the team’s all-time list and first among active players.

A member of both Stanley Cup winning teams, Toffoli posted 21 points (nine goals and 12 assists), 12 penalty minutes, and a plus-6 rating in 43 career playoff games. En route to the 2014 Stanley Cup, Toffoli collected seven goals, 14 assists, and two game-winning goals which ranked him first amongst all rookies.

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