Dustin Tokarski

Age 31 Sep 16, 1989
Watson CAN
Goaltender shoots left
6'0" 183 cm
198 lbs 90 kg
ELC Signing Age 19
Waivers Signing Age 18
UFA Year 2017
Agent Jerry Buckley
Expansion Draft Status
Eligible
Draft Year 2008
Drafted Overall 122
Draft Round 5
Draft Team Tampa Bay Lightning

Transaction History
May 4, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski (personal) will not be an option for the Sabres' last three games of the year, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.
May 3, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski (personal) is not expected to suit up for Tuesday's game against the Islanders, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
May 3, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski (undisclosed) will not be available for Monday's tilt with the Islanders, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
May 1, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski stopped 11 of 14 shots after replacing Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen (lower body) to begin the third period of Saturday's 6-2 loss to the Bruins.
Apr 25, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski allowed five goals on 28 shots in Sunday's 6-3 loss to the Rangers. The sixth goal was an empty-netter.
Apr 25, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski will guard the road goal in Sunday's game versus the Rangers, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Apr 22, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski allowed five goals on 38 shots in a 5-1 loss to Boston on Thursday.
Apr 22, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski will patrol the crease during Thursday's home game versus the Bruins, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Apr 20, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski made 39 saves in Tuesday's 2-0 loss to the Bruins.
Apr 20, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen | Luukkonen will be promoted to Buffalo's active roster and serve as Dustin Tokarski's backup for Tuesday's game versus the Bruins, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.
Apr 18, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski turned aside 34 of 36 shots in Sunday's 4-2 victory over Pittsburgh.
Apr 18, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski will draw the home start for Sunday's game against Pittsburgh, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Apr 17, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski stopped 38 shots in Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Penguins.
Apr 17, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski will patrol the crease during Saturday's home game versus the Penguins, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.
Apr 15, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski stopped 27 of 29 shots in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Capitals.
Apr 15, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Michael Houser | Houser will be promoted to the Sabres' active roster and serve as Dustin Tokarski's backup Thursday against the Capitals, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.
Apr 15, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski will guard the road goal during Thursday's matchup with Washington, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.
Apr 13, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski stopped 29 of 31 shots in regulation and overtime but failed to stop either shootout attempt he faced in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Bruins.
Apr 9, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski made 29 saves in Friday's 4-3 loss to the Capitals.
Apr 9, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski will defend the blue paint during Friday's game versus Washington, Tom Gulitti of (NHL).com reports.
Apr 1, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski stopped 44 of 47 shots in a 3-2 overtime loss to the Rangers on Thursday.
Apr 1, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski will guard the home goal during Thursday's matchup with the Rangers, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.
Mar 25, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski will guard the road goal during Thursday's matchup with Pittsburgh, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.
Mar 24, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski stopped 37 of 42 shots Wednesday in a 5-2 loss to Pittsburgh.
Mar 23, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski will patrol the crease during Wednesday's road game versus the Penguins, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Mar 23, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski stopped 33 of 37 shots in relief of Carter Hutton (lower body) during Monday's 5-3 loss to the Rangers.
Mar 22, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski was promoted to the active roster Monday.
Feb 25, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski was added to the taxi squad via AHL Rochester on Thursday.
Feb 24, 2021 Assigned Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski was reassigned to AHL Rochester on Wednesday.
Feb 23, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski was promoted from AHL Rochester to Buffalo's taxi squad Tuesday.
Feb 13, 2021 Assigned Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski was reassigned to AHL Rochester on Saturday.
Feb 12, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski was promoted from AHL Rochester to the Sabres' taxi squad Friday.
Feb 11, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski was sent down to AHL Rochester on Thursday.
Feb 10, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski has been promoted to the Sabres' taxi squad.
Jan 25, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski was demoted to AHL Rochester on Monday.
Jan 21, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | The Sabres added Tokarski to their taxi squad Thursday.
Jan 10, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Dustin Tokarski | Tokarski was waived by the Sabres on Sunday, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.
Nov 4, 2020 Buffalo Sabres | signed G Dustin Tokarski to a two-year, two-way contract worth $1.45 million.
Jan 29, 2019 Assigned New York Rangers | assigned G Dustin Tokarski to Hartford (AHL).
Jan 23, 2019 Recalled New York Rangers | recalled G Dustin Tokarski from Hartford (AHL).
Dec 16, 2018 Assigned New York Rangers | assigned G Dustin Tokarski to Hartford (AHL).
Dec 3, 2018 Recalled New York Rangers | recalled G Dustin Tokarski from Hartford (AHL).
Sep 28, 2018 New York Rangers | waived G Dustin Tokarski.
Aug 20, 2018 New York Rangers | signed G Dustin Tokarski to a one-year, $650,000 contract.
Apr 13, 2018 Assigned Philadelphia Flyers | assigned G Dustin Tokarski to Lehigh Valley (AHL).
Apr 11, 2018 Recalled Philadelphia Flyers | recalled G Dustin Tokarski from Lehigh Valley (AHL).
Oct 9, 2017 Trade Philadelphia Flyers | acquired G Dustin Tokarski from the Anaheim Ducks for future considerations.
Jan 5, 2017 Anaheim Ducks | re-signed G Dustin Tokarski to a one-year, $650,000 contract extension.
Nov 2, 2016 Assigned Anaheim Ducks | assigned G Dustin Tokarski to San Diego (AHL).
Nov 1, 2016 Recalled Anaheim Ducks | recalled G Dustin Tokarski from San Diego (AHL).
Oct 29, 2016 Assigned Anaheim Ducks | assigned G Dustin Tokarski to San Diego (AHL).
Oct 26, 2016 Recalled Anaheim Ducks | recalled G Dustin Tokarski from San Diego (AHL).
Oct 10, 2016 Assigned Anaheim Ducks | assigned G Dustin Tokarski to San Diego (AHL).
Jun 27, 2016 Anaheim Ducks | re-signed G Dustin Tokarski to a one-year, $600,000 contract extension.
Jan 7, 2016 Trade Anaheim Ducks | acquired G Dustin Tokarski from the Montreal Canadiens for LW Max Friberg.
Dec 28, 2015 Assigned Montreal Canadiens | assigned G Dustin Tokarski to St. John's (AHL).
Dec 6, 2015 Recalled Montreal Canadiens | recalled G Dustin Tokarski from St. John's (AHL).
Nov 30, 2015 Assigned Montreal Canadiens | assigned G Dustin Tokarski to St. John's (AHL).
Nov 1, 2015 Recalled Montreal Canadiens | recalled G Dustin Tokarski from St. John's (AHL).
Oct 6, 2015 Assigned Montreal Canadiens | assigned G Dustin Tokarski to St. John's (AHL).
Dec 22, 2014 Recalled Montreal Canadiens | recalled G Dustin Tokarski from Hamilton (AHL).
Dec 19, 2014 Assigned Montreal Canadiens | loaned G Dustin Tokarski to Hamilton (AHL) on a conditioning assignment.
Apr 20, 2014 Recalled Montreal Canadiens | recalled G Dustin Tokarski from Hamilton (AHL).
Apr 10, 2014 Assigned Montreal Canadiens | assigned G Dustin Tokarski to Hamilton (AHL).
Apr 8, 2014 Recalled Montreal Canadiens | recalled G Dustin Tokarski from Hamilton (AHL).
Feb 26, 2014 Recalled Montreal Canadiens | recalled G Dustin Tokarski from Hamilton (AHL).
Sep 22, 2013 Assigned Montreal Canadiens | assigned G Dustin Tokarski to Hamilton (AHL).
Aug 19, 2013 Montreal Canadiens | signed G Dustin Tokarski to a one-year, two-way contract.
Apr 22, 2013 Recalled Montreal Canadiens | recalled G Dustin Tokarski from Hamilton (AHL).
Feb 14, 2013 Trade Montreal Canadiens | acquired G Dustin Tokarski from the Tampa Bay Lightning for G Cedrick Dejardins.
Sep 14, 2012 Assigned Tampa Bay Lightning | assigned G Dustin Tokarski to Syracuse (AHL).
Mar 20, 2012 Assigned Tampa Bay Lightning | (Dustin Tokarski) has been assigned to the Norfolk Admirals (AHL).
Mar 7, 2012 Recalled Tampa Bay Lightning | (Dustin Tokarski) has been recalled from the Norfolk Admirals (AHL).
Sep 25, 2011 Assigned Tampa Bay Lightning | (Dustin Tokarski) assigned to Norfolk (AHL).
Apr 24, 2011 Recalled Tampa Bay Lightning | (Dustin Tokarski) recalled from Norfolk (AHL).
2020-2021 Regular Season Stats

Dustin Tokarski
GP GAA SV% PIM GSAx GSAx/GP
Buffalo Sabres 13 3.54 0.904 0 -4.16 -0.32
Dustin Tokarski Stats by Elite Prospects Dustin Tokarski Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP GAA SV% PIM GSAx GSAx/GP Playoffs GP GAA SV% PIM
2004-2005 Prince Albert Mintos U18 AAA SMAAAHL 25 3.2 0.909 0
2005-2006 Prince Albert Mintos U18 AAA SMAAAHL 30 1.98 0.935 0
2006-2007 Spokane Chiefs WHL 30 2.8 0.903 0 Playoffs 6 2.8 0.901 0
Draft Yr 2007-2008 Spokane Chiefs WHL 45 2.05 0.922 0 Playoffs 21 1.38 0.944 0
Draft Yr 2007-2008 Spokane Chiefs M-Cup 4 1.72 0.953 0 Playoffs 21 1.38 0.944 0
2008-2009 Spokane Chiefs WHL 54 1.97 0.937 0 Playoffs 12 1.7 0.947 0
2008-2009 Canada U20 WJC-20 4 2.65 0.906 0
2008-2009 WHL All-Stars CHL Challenge 1 1 0.957 0
2009-2010 Norfolk Admirals AHL 55 2.51 0.915 0
2009-2010 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 2 4.06 0.813 0
2010-2011 Norfolk Admirals AHL 46 2.65 0.901 0 Playoffs 6 2.19 0.924 0
2011-2012 Norfolk Admirals AHL 45 2.23 0.913 0 Playoffs 14 1.46 0.944 0
2011-2012 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 5 3.45 0.879 0
2012-2013 Syracuse Crunch AHL 33 2.46 0.900 0
2012-2013 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 15 2.22 0.927 0
2013-2014 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 41 2.37 0.919 0
2013-2014 Montréal Canadiens NHL 3 1.84 0.946 0 3.38 1.13 Playoffs 5 2.6 0.916 0
2014-2015 Montréal Canadiens NHL 17 2.75 0.910 0 -1.44 -0.08
2014-2015 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 2 2.52 0.919 0
2015-2016 St. John's IceCaps AHL 10 2.84 0.909 0
2015-2016 Montréal Canadiens NHL 6 3.18 0.878 0 -3.88 -0.65
2015-2016 San Diego Gulls AHL 2 2.35 0.920 0
2016-2017 San Diego Gulls AHL 27 2.93 0.898 0 Playoffs 2 0 1.000 0
2016-2017 Anaheim Ducks NHL 1 0 1.000 0 0.49 0.49
2017-2018 Lehigh Valley Phantoms AHL 39 2.65 0.915 0 Playoffs 3 4.17 0.859 0
2018-2019 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 21 3.1 0.901 0
2018-2019 Charlotte Checkers AHL 7 1.14 0.956 0 Playoffs 5 1.74 0.935 0
2019-2020 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 18 1.97 0.924 0
2020-2021 Rochester Americans AHL 2 2.51 0.932 0
2020-2021 Buffalo Sabres NHL 13 3.54 0.904 0 -4.16 -0.32
Dustin Tokarski Stats by Elite Prospects | Dustin Tokarski Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date November 4, 2020
Signing Status UFA
Agent Jerry Buckley
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,450,000 0.89% of cap space
2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $725,000 $725,000
UFA
AAV $725,000 $725,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $700,000 $750,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $700,000 $750,000
Minors Salary $150,000 $200,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out
Minors Salary Unconfirmed

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date August 20, 2018
Signing Status UFA
Agent Jerry Buckley
Standard Contract | 1 Years $650,000 0.82% of cap space
2018-2019
Cap Hit $650,000
UFA
AAV $650,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $650,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $650,000
Minors Salary $250,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date January 4, 2017
Signing Status UFA
Agent Jerry Buckley
Standard Contract | 1 Years $650,000 0.87% of cap space
2017-2018
Cap Hit $650,000
UFA
AAV $650,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $650,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $650,000
Minors Salary $300,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date June 27, 2016
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $600,000 0.82% of cap space
2016-2017
Cap Hit $600,000
UFA
AAV $600,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $600,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $600,000
Minors Salary $300,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date May 26, 2014
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,125,000 0.82% of cap space
2014-2015 2015-2016
Cap Hit $562,500 $562,500
RFA
AAV $562,500 $562,500
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $550,000 $575,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $550,000 $575,000
Minors Salary $135,000 $575,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date August 20, 2013
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $575,000 0.89% of cap space
2013-2014
Cap Hit $575,000
RFA
AAV $575,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $575,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $575,000
Minors Salary $80,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date December 30, 2008
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,160,000 1.10% of cap space
2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013
Cap Hit $621,667 $597,778 $575,000 $575,000 $575,000
RFA
AAV $720,000 $696,111 $673,333 $673,333 $673,333
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $130,000 $80,000 $85,000
Base Salary $0 $0 $500,000 $550,000 $600,000
Signing Bonuses $70,000 $70,000 $75,000 $0 $0
Total Salary $0 $0 $575,000 $550,000 $600,000
Minors Salary $0 $0 $65,000 $65,000 $65,000
Clauses
UFA Year