One player exited and two forwards joined the
The Kings lost defenseman
Toffoli and Vey had been with the Kings'
The moves were triggered by the lower-body injury suffered by high-scoring forward
"I don’t really look at it like he [Toffoli] is coming back," Kings Coach
"So he went down there and scored seven goals in 10 games. Now we find out if he can play the 200-foot game while Jeff Carter's out."
Toffoli said he missed a series of phone calls from Vey and one from Lombardi on Thursday when he was taking a nap. At first, Toffoli was a bit concerned when Lombardi requested a meeting with the two players in Manchester.
"I didn't really know what to expect ... we were just trying to go through our heads and see what we did wrong for Dean to have this meeting with us," Toffoli said.
"Fortunately, it was a good meeting for us.
"I took a nap. And I was half-asleep on my way there. Nervous and excited too. Obviously, in the back of your head you want to be getting called up. Luckily, Dean, the first thing he said, is that we were going up."