Tyler Toffoli, 22 year-old Canadian, was drafted in 2010 by the LA Kings in the second round (47th overall) of the National Hockey League Entry Draft. Four years later, Tyler has officially made his mark on a NHL roster.
Category Archives: 2014 PLAYOFFS
Let’s set the stage: It’s the third period of Game 2 of this year’s Stanley Cup final. The Rangers are sitting on a 4-2 lead with just over 18 minutes to play. The Kings’ Matt Greene gets a pass at the point from eventual Conn Smythe-winner Justin Williams, and throws a snap shot on net. Dwight King, fighting in front of the net, deflects the puck past Henrik Lundqvist, and it’s suddenly a one-goal game. Read more
It took almost two full overtime periods in Game 5 to finally get the job done, but the Los Angeles Kings are your 2014 Stanley Cup champions after defeating the New York Rangers in just five games. Read more
Tonight at the Staples Center the Kings could hoist the Stanley Cup in front of a partying home crowd. It will feel like heaven to the players and fans. If that is the case, it will be hell for the Rangers and their fans. There is nothing more painful to come this far and lose. Read more
Rangers head coach, Alain Vigneault referenced the Netflix hockey commercial at least 3 times yesterday. You know the one with the hockey coach who walks into a despondent locker room… Read more
The Kings have learned what it takes to get the job done. Two years ago they were distracted and let the NJ Devils creep back into the series before closing it out in game 6. L.A.’s locker room isn’t looking to let that happen again. Read more
In 1942, the Toronto Maple Leafs overcame a 3-0 hole to win the Stanley Cup. It also marked the 1st time a Stanley Cup Final went a full 7 games. 72 years later, the NY Rangers find themselves in the same hole. Read more
From Hollywood to Broadway, there has been a range of celebrities who have come out to cheer on their home hockey team. While the broadcast of the game may briefly pan over such celebrities, as someone in the stands, at least at Madison Square Garden, it is always entertaining to see the clip that comes up on the jumbotron of a certain celebrity and then see how the celebrity reacts and if he or she is wearing team apparel. Read more
Headed into Game 3 and already down 2-0 to the Los Angeles Kings in the Stanley Cup Finals, it was a must-win situation for the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden. But, instead of goaltender Henrik Lundqvist stealing the game for New York, it was Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick who stole the show on Broadway and silenced the home crowd. Read more
The Los Angeles Kings are two wins away from winning their second Stanley Cup in three years without ever having led for a single second in their series versus the New York Rangers.
Furthermore, according to many the series is already over now that the Kings are up 2-0 and actually some even believe it was over before it even started, so this has done nothing but cement their belief. Read more