BREAKING NEWS – first training camp cuts (updated)

The first of two cuts from this year’s training camp are forward Tyler Toffoli and defenseman Nic Deslauriers.

Toffoli is actually expected to play tonight for the Ottawa 67s in their OHL season opener, when they take on the Soo Greyhounds.

Deslauriers, who was recently traded from the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies to Gatineau Olympiques, is on his way back to the QMJHL.  We also just posted a new interview with him right here.

More updates as they’re announced today.

[UPDATE – the Kings have now officially announced today’s cuts…among the others included – Manchester gets Elkins, Holloway, Jones, Kozun, Nolan, etc.  Also back to juniors: Berube, Weal and Vey.  To see the complete list click here.]

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