Toninato appeared in two games with the Avalanche and scored his first NHL goal on February 14, 2019. The 25-year-old, 6-foot-2, 200-pound native of Duluth, MN, played in 57 games with the Colorado Eagles of the American Hockey League, producing 29 points (14G/15A). In the Calder Cup Playoffs, Toninato registered two assists over four games.
He has played 39 career NHL games with Colorado (2017-18 to 2018-19), recording three points (1G/2A). Over his AHL career, Toninato has posted 41 points (21G/20A) in 88 games.
The University of Minnesota-Duluth alum was originally selected by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the fifth round (126th overall) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.