Montreal Canadiens flip G Dustin Tokarski to Anaheim Ducks for prospect

The Montreal Canadiens seem to be more secure in their goaltending corps now, as they flipped former backup goaltender Dustin Tokarski to the Anaheim Ducks Thursday in exchange for the rights to 23-year-old left wing Max Friberg.Tokarski served as the Canadiens backup last season, but goaltender Mike Condon beat Tokarski out for the job in training camp this season. Condon and Tokarski...
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January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens Backup Conundrum: The Era of Tokarski?

Francois Laplante/Getty Images By Reeves Matheson (@reevespm78) Of all the questions answered over the summer and of the few questions that remain, the role of who will backup Carey Price is just as relevant now as it was back in May.Michelle Therrien’s decision to bypass his veteran backup, Peter Budaj, and handover the reins to 24 year-old Dustin Tokarski, seemed to symbolize...
Via The Hockey Guys
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens’ Dustin Tokarski Once Was Carjacked Before AHL Game

Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston shared Monday a story from Montreal Canadiens goalie Dustin Tokarski’s time in the minors. And boy, is it one heck of a story. As Johnston tells it, Tokarski, playing at the time for the Syracuse Crunch (the Tampa Bay Lightning’s AHL affiliate), was carjacked at knifepoint shortly before a game against the Binghamton Senators in Oct. 2012. The young...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Save of the Night: Dustin Tokarski

The amount of pressure that was put on Dustin Tokarski after starter Carey Price went down with an injury was immense. Some could consider it is the weight of a county, knowing just how much hockey means to Canadians, and Montreal being the only Canadian team to make the playoffs. The 24-year-old is handling the pressure like a seasoned vet between the pipes for the Habs. Sunday...
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May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Martin St. Louis hits Game 4 overtime winner

Is there a hockey fan in the world who doesn’t root for Martin St. Louis? Earlier this month, the 38-year-old’s mother passed away just before Mother’s Day. Instead of leaving New York and missing a couple of games to mourn, Marty stayed with the Rangers and helped his team eliminate the Penguins. Tonight, he sniped Dustin […] The post Marty St. Louis Snipes Dustin Tokarski...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Dustin Tokarski Could Save The Montreal Canadiens

Prior to Thursday night, the Montreal Canadiens third string goalie Dustin Tokarski had only started eight NHL games, one of which was the Game 2 loss to the New York Rangers last Tuesday. The 24-year-old Canadian netminder had yet to prove himself in the National Hockey League. Then Thursday night came and Tokarski stood on his head to save 35 of 37 Rangers shots, willing the Canadiens...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Dustin Tokarski Gets Initiated With Pie To The Face After Overtime Win

Montreal Canadiens goaltender Dustin Tokarski is coming off an emotional first NHL playoff win against the New York Rangers. Thursday night’s game would be a nail-biter and eventually end with a 3-2 overtime win. Torkarski’s team decided to celebrate with him after the big win in the locker room.  Watch as Tokarski gets initiated with what looks to be shaving cream or possibly...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Tokarski gets the start for the Habs (Video vs. Rangers)

Dustin Tokarski will get the start for the Canadiens in game two in the absence of Carey Price. The rationale for Tokarski over Peter Budaj seems to be “he’s a winner”; even though he hasn’t been able to stay on an NHL roster during his five years as a pro. Tokarski has actually faced the Rangers before, way back in 2010 when he was a member of the Tampa Bay Lightning. He...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers @ Canadiens (Game 2) – Tokarski Starts in Goal for Habs

The New York Rangers visit the Montreal Canadiens for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals at the Bell Centre starting at 8:00 p.m. The Rangers lead the series 1-0. For a preview, visit Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: NBC Radio: ESPN Radio (98.7 FM) Live Stream (Don’t click on ads in stream, may download virus): http://stream.nbcsports.com/liveextra/ Probable Line...
Via NY Rangers Blog
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Dustin Tokarski To Start For Canadiens In Game 2 Against Rangers

The Montreal Canadiens are reportedly handing the keys to the car to the kid. Canadiens head coach Michel Therrien has decided to go with 24-year-old Dustin Tokarski as his starting goalie in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals against the New York Rangers. The decision to reportedly start Tokarski comes after Therrien revealed Monday morning that Carey Price will be out for...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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