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The Toronto Maple Leafs apparently have raised their offer to the Los Angeles Kings for restricted free agent goaltender Jonathan Bernier, according to Comcastâs Tim Panaccio.
Panaccio reports that while the Philadelphia Flyers maintain interest in Bernier, sources indicate that Leafs GM Dave Nonis has significantly anted up the price to pry the 24 year old netminder from the Kings and that h...
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Recently we discussed the fact Jonathan Bernier's time with the Los Angeles Kings is coming to an end. The time has finally come for the Kings to part with their backup netminder and give him a chance to compete for the starting job in a new city. At the time of our most recent article on Bernier, as many as 10 teams were believed to be interested in his services.
The Toronto Sun's Steve Simmons spends a good portion of his Sunday notebook discussing the "Jonathan Bernier sweepstakes," and while you've probably heard about Bernier's suitors, Simmons offers a new perspective as to why the asking price for an unproven back-up goaltender is so very high:
There is a belief — and it starts in the front office of the...
It seems the Toronto Maple Leafs and Los Angeles Kings couldn’t wait until the Stanley Cup Finals were over to start the off-season player swapping, as both teams have consummated a trade according to a story via Sportsnet.
The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired goaltender Jonathan Bernier from the Los Angeles Kings.
To get Bernier, Toronto gave up forward Matt Frattin, backup...
According to Renaud Lavoie, the Jonathan Bernier sweepstakes has come to three teams: Toronto, Philadelphia, and Minnesota. LA Kings’ GM Dean Lombardi will take the best offer from one of those three. Several are reporting that the price for the 24-year old net-minder may be higher than expected. That is due to the small market [...]
The Toronto Leafs have acquired goaltender Jonathan Bernier from the Los Angeles Kings.
The Leafs gave up forward Matt Frattin, backup goaltender Ben Scrivens and their second-round pick in the 2014 or 2015 NHL entry draft.
The 24-year-old Bernier played in 14 regular-season games for the Kings in 2012-13 as Jonathan Quick's backup. He wanted to play more, prompting the trade...
After weeks of speculation, Jonathan Bernier was finally traded on Sunday afternoon. The Los Angeles Kings sent their backup goaltender and restricted free agent Bernier over to the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for Matt Frattin, goalie Ben Scrivens, and a second-round draft pick in either 2014 or 2015, as reported by Steve Simmons.
The Maple Leafs will now have to sign Bernier...
As of 4:13 pm, Newsday's Art Staple re-tweeted an RDS account saying that the LA Kings will take the best offer from the Maple Leafs, the Flyers or the MN Wild for Jonathan Bernier.
Whether what they were looking for was too rich for the Isles blood, or if it means they no longer need a competent goalie, we will have to wait and see.
Now on the Daniel Briere front, it looks...
Rumors continue to percolate regarding the Maple Leafs having interest in LA Kings restricted free agent goaltender Jonathan Bernier.
CSNâs Tim Panaccio indicated on Friday that the Philadelphia Flyers were pursuing the 24 year old netminder, along with the New York Islanders, Florida Panthers, Minnesota Wild and New Jersey Devils, but that Toronto had stepped up and offered...
The Toronto Maple Leafs have finally found their goalie. The team has traded for now former Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Bernier. In exchange, the Maple Leafs have sent over Matt Frattin, Ben Scrivens, and a second round draft pick in either 2014 or 2015. The problem with the Maple Leafs finally finding their goalie [...]
Update: Just update as part of this deal the Leafs retain $500,000 of cap space from the Scrivens and Frattin contract
In case you guys havenât heard, the LA Kings have traded Jonathan Bernier to the Toronto Maple Leafs for Matt Frattin, Ben Scrivens, and a 2nd round pick in either 2014 or 2015.
Personally I like the deal.
Last year, Frattin and Scrivens played a...
Numerous reports indicate that the Leafs have traded goalie Ben Scrivens, winger Matt Frattin and a future 2nd round pickto Los Angeles for goalie Jonathan Bernier.
The Toronto Maple Leafs have aqcuired goaltender Jonathan Bernier from the Los Angeles Kings. In exchange, the Kings will recieve forward Matt Frattin, goaltender Ben Scrivens and a 2nd round draft pick. **Not sure if this trade was necessary for the Leafs, but it could end up rewarding them. I liked what I saw out of Matt Frattin last season and I was also a big Ben Scrivens fan...
My general rule for free agent signing or trade rumors is that they have to make sense and address the needs of the team in question to be believable.
On Tuesday, Sportsnetâs Nick Kypreos reported that the Leafs were one of the âfront runnersâ to acquire Los Angeles Kings backup goalie Jonathan Bernier.
There is no doubt that Bernier is well regarded around...