Florida Panthers acquire forward Dominic Toninato from Avalanche

Defenseman Jacob MacDonald heads to Colorado

The Florida Panthers announced today that the club has acquired forward Dominic Toninato from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for defenseman Jacob MacDonald.

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.