Tyler Toffoli Wiki; NHL Contract, Family, Wife, Salary & Facts

Published Date: 03 Feb, 2021 Updated date: 03 Feb, 2021 By Daniel Roffer

With the immense support from his family, Tyler Toffoli is currently enjoying his NHL stint. The ice hockey forward has an impressive performance this season and has raised to the top of the league goal-scoring race.

Tyler Toffoli is a Canadian professional hockey player, currently playing for the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League (NHL). He played for the Manchester Monarchs in the American Hockey League before starting his NHL career.

Tyler Toffoli Bio; Age, Family

Tyler Toffoli is now 28 years by age and was born on 24 April 1992 in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada. He is the only son of parents Rob Toffoli and Mandy Toffoli.


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His father Rob served as the general manager for the junior ice hockey team, Toronto Jr. Canadiens while Tyler was playing with them. He grew up with two elder sisters named Megan and Courtney Toffoli.

Tyler pursued his high school education at Birchmount Park Collegiate Institute in Toronto, Canada.

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His Career; NHL, OHL, AHL

Tyler began his junior hockey career in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). The Ottawa 67’s drafted him seventh overall in the 2008 OHL Draft. He was named to the First All-Rookie Team following his remarkable stats in the first OHL season.

However, the Traktor Chelyabinsk drafted him in the 2010 KHL Draft but chose to stay in the OHL. Afterward, the Los Angeles Kings drafted him 47th overall in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

He also played with the Manchester Monarchs in the American Hockey League before his professional career. On 19 April 2011, he signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Kings.

Tyler scored his first career NHL goal on goaltender Mike Smith in the game against Phoenix Coyotes on 18 March 2013. However, he suffered a left knee injury and missed 19 games in the 2016–17 NHL season.

After playing for seven seasons with the Kings, he was traded to the Vancouver Canucks on 17 February 2020. He played for the 2019-20 season for the Canucks.


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Toffoli then joined the Montreal Canadiens in a four-year deal on 12 October 2020. He scored a hat trick against his former team, the Vancouver Canucks on 20 January 2021.

Contract & Salary

Tyler signed a 4-year contract with the Montreal Canadiens, worth $17,000,000. It includes $17,000,000 guaranteed and an annual average salary of $4,250,000.

Moreover, he will earn a base salary of $3,250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,250,000 in the 2020-21 season.

Tyler Toffoli Wife & Wedding Details

The talented player is a married man. He has been enjoying the matrimony with his wife Cat Belanger for more than two years.

Tyler and Cat tied the wedding knot on 30 June 2018 in Hawaii in front of their family and friends. The couple dated for years before their marriage took place.


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The couple got engaged after their long term relationship in May 2017 at a private beach in Malibu.

His wife Cat graduated from the University of Southern California with a BA in broadcast journalism in 2008. She now serves as Broadcast and Entertainment coordinator for Los Angeles Dodgers.

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Some Interesting Facts About Tyler Toffoli

  • Tyler won the Dudley (Red) Garrett Memorial Award as the AHL’s outstanding rookie for the 2012-13 season.
  • His parents celebrated their 37th wedding anniversary on 17 September 2020.
  • His favorite actor is Adam Sandler and his favorite movie is Billy Madison.
  • The other NHL player Wayne Simmonds is also a graduate of Birchmount Park Collegiate Institute.
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