Tyler Toffoli skates during a New Jersey Devils game.
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Toffoli's first reaction after being traded to the Jets Will Fire Up Fans

Published March 8, 2024 at 2:32 PM

Tyler Toffoli, the skilled forward, is excitedly boarding his Jet to Winnipeg. The trade solidifies the Jets as one of the top contenders among Canadian teams as we head into the stretch of the season.

Toffoli has been a player to keep an eye on, especially with the New Jersey Devils. They've been bouncing him around, but now it's official – he's headed to Winnipeg in exchange for some draft picks.

It's quite the journey for Toffoli, who will now have played for four out of the seven Canadian teams, previously suiting up for the Canucks, Canadiens, and Flames. His comments about playing in a Canadian market should definitely get Jets fans excited – after all, there's nothing quite like the energy of a Canadian hockey market!

Big Move: Tyler Toffoli Joins Canadian Contender

The move sends a clear message that the Winnipeg Jets are serious about making a deep run in this year's postseason. They're in a tight race with the Dallas Stars and Colorado Avalanche for first place in the Central Division, with all three teams vying for the top spot in the West standings.

Toffoli, who has with 26 goals in 61 games this season, was leading the charge for the Devils despite their disappointing season.
Known for his offensive prowess, Toffoli is a proven top-six forward, although he's had some struggles defensively this year.

The 31-year-old forward, acquired by the Devils from the Calgary Flames in a trade last year, is in the final season of his current contract, making $4.25 million. While there were talks of an extension with the Devils, negotiations fell apart, leading to his trade to Winnipeg at 50% retained. It's a move that could shake things up and gives Winnipeg their coveted winger as they gear up for the playoffs.
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