Forget Schenn, Could Toffoli be Joining Kings Soon?

Truth be told, you can’t forget about Brayden Schenn – he’s omnipresent.

Prior to the WHL Playoffs staring this past weekend, Schenn stopped by MayorsManor and shared his biggest fear heading into his opening round series with the Price Albert Raiders. Forget the fact that the Saskatoon Blades finished the regular season as the best team in the ‘Dub. He was concerned with the Raiders barn – saying “when it’s small and it’s not a very big rink size, that could be a scary part.”

Adding fuel to his worries, the Blades lost last night – game three of the series, but the first in Price Albert’s tiny building.

With the recent injuries to Anze Kopitar and Justin Williams, Kings fans everywhere have began asking about the possibility of Schenn’s return to LA.  However, as reported, he (basically) can’t come back until the Blades are eliminated from the playoffs.

It remains to be seen exactly when that will be. Game four of that series is later tonight. [updated at the end of this article]

But, but, but…

Forget about Schenn for now. What about Tyler Toffoli of the Ottawa 67’s?

LA’s second round draft pick from last June had an outstanding season in junior hockey, netting more than 50 goals and winning the OHL scoring title.

He also stopped by MayorsManor last week to preview the playoffs.

And his compliments towards the lower seeded Sudbury Wolves – calling them “a hard working team” with “a lot of skill” and somebody the 67’s needed to be “disciplined” against – have proven true.

Entering tonight, the 67’s trailed 0-3 in the series.

They entered the third period with a 3-2 lead…and lost – swept out of the first round.

Now what happens?

[Update from the ‘Dub – Schenn’s Blades lost game four by a final score of 5-2.  The series is now tied 2-2 and heads back to Saskatoon for game five on Saturday night.  Things just became VERY interesting.  Also, fellow Kings prospect Linden Vey – the 2011 WHL scoring champion – and his Medicine Hat Tigers won their game, tying their series up 2-2 as well.]

The Mayor
www.twitter.com/MayorNHL
www.facebook.com/MayorsManor

RELATED ARTICLES:

Interview with 2011 OHL Scoring Champion Tyler Toffoli

Interview with 2011 WHL Scoring Champ Linden Vey

Interview with Hockey’s #1 Prospect – Brayden Schenn

Recent Articles

Miller Colin AHL Kings MayorsManor

LA Kings 2014-15 Midseason Prospect Rankings: The Top 5

Finally, the wait is over. With the Honorable Mentions and Nos. 6-10 prospects previously revealed in other articles, we are now prepared to share the final five players making up the latest edition of our L.A. Kings Top 10 Prospect Rankings. If you somehow missed the first two articles, you may want to go back and […]

Penner surgery Kings MayorsManor

Final Results: Team Mayor vs. Team Penner

Yesterday was going to be so glorious. We were prepared to ridiculously gloat about the results from our little challenge with Dustin Penner. Instead, Mike Richards was put on waivers and the proverbial train came off the tracks in a real hurry. With order somewhat restored, let’s get back to the real business at hand […]

Sirius XM NHL Network

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Mike Richards Future in LA

Follow @mayorNHL Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio. John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to talk about all about the Los Angeles Kings placing Mike Richards on waivers. What team(s) might put in a claim? Where will he be playing next season? Is a trade still possible? […]

Major News Items

MayorsManor Prospect Rankings 2015 Midseason

LA Kings 2014-15 Midseason Prospect Rankings: No. 6-10

Yesterday, we rolled out the initial article in our three-part series looking at the midseason updates to the LA Kings top 10 prospects list. Already served up were three honorable mentions – defensemen Kevin Gravel, … [Read More...]

More Prospect News