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Los Angeles Kings recall F Linden Vey from AHL affiliate, replacing Tyler Toffoli

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – The Los Angeles Kings have recalled forward Linden Vey from their AHL affiliate in Manchester.

The Kings made the move Thursday before opening a five-game road trip at St. Louis.

Vey has appeared in 14 games for the Kings this season, recording five assists.

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Vey takes the roster spot vacated by Tyler Toffoli, who was sent back to Manchester on Wednesday.

Toffoli is in an 11-game goal drought. The move also would allow the rookie to play in the AHL during the NHL’s Olympic break.