Dustin Tokarski ( born September 16, 1989 in Watson, Saskatchewan ) is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who stands in February 2013 in the Montreal Canadiens in the National Hockey League under contract on their farm team, the Hamilton Bulldogs, playing in the American Hockey League.
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Tokarski started his career in the 2005/06 season at the Notre Dame Hounds Midget in the Saskatchewan Midget Hockey League and a year later went to the Spokane Chiefs in the Western Hockey League, for which he was for three seasons running. With the Chiefs, he won the 2008 Ed Chynoweth Cup and Memorial Cup in 2008.
In the 2009/10 season he was a regular goalkeeper of the Norfolk Admirals in the American Hockey League and standing in 55 games in use. Tokarski reached a quota of 91.5 percent. His NHL debut came on January 16, 2010 against the Florida Panthers, when he came off the bench for the last third of the Finn Antero Niittymaki.
On February 14, 2013 Tokarski was transferred in exchange for Cédrick Desjardins to the Montreal Canadiens.
Tokarski represented his native Canada at the U20 Junior World Championship 2009 in Canada. There he won the gold medal with his team.
Awards and achievements
- 2008 Ed Chynoweth Cup - profit with the Spokane Chiefs
- 2008 Memorial Cup with the Spokane Chiefs win
- 2008 Stafford Smythe Memorial Trophy
- 2008 Hap Emms Memorial Trophy
- 2008 Memorial Cup All-Star Team
- 2009 WHL West Second All-Star Team
- 2012 Calder Cup win with the Norfolk Admirals
- 2009 Gold medal at the U20 World Junior Championships