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Former UND standout Matt Frattin is now joining former UND standout Matt Greene in Los Angeles. Frattin was traded as part of a trade that involved Toronto and LA.
The trade as it is written sends Frattin and former Cornell goaltender Ben Scrivens (and a 2nd round pick in 2014 or 2015) to Los Angeles for Jonathan Bernier, a goaltender who has spent his entire career thus far as a backup.
Bernier had a great year backing up Quick but it is apparent that Quick isn't about to be usurped and that his Stanley Cup performance was more the norm rather than Giguere-esque. Scrivens is young and, at least at this point, seemed destined to be a good career backup goaltender. Frattin has had 27 points (15g-12a) in his 82 game NHL career thus far.
I think Bernier is the winner in this trade. He now comes into a fluid goaltending situation in Toronto and can more than likely take over.
It's a toss up between Frattin and Toronto incumbent goaltender James Reimer. Frattin was getting a ton of chances with Toronto and it's not all that guaranteed with Los Angeles. Who knows if Frattin will stick in the NHL next season with LA when he suredly would have with Toronto.
As for Reimer, he sits at home having thought that Toronto was high on him. He did do a lot for Toronto this year after all and he is young. So Toronto goes out and acquires another young goaltender. Bernier isn't being acquired to ride the pine. In the end, I believe this amounts to a slap to the face to Reimer. The NHL is a business and sometimes the business is harsh.
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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...
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Many felt this summer was finally going to be when the Kings traded backup goalie Jonathan Bernier, and they made that reality quite quickly. The Stanley Cup playoffs are not even over yet, but even though Bernier played for the Kings just last round, his tenure in Los Angeles is over, as it was announced [...]
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...
The Los Angeles Kings today acquired forward Matt Frattin, goaltender Ben Scrivens, and a second round draft selection from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for promising goaltender Jonathan Bernier.
Bernier was a more-than-capable backup this year to Kings star goalie Jonathan Quick, as he produced a 9-3-1 record with a save percentage of .922. His goals-against average was...
The Toronto Maple Leafs got off of an early start on reshaping their roster for next season, as they acquired goaltender Jonathan Bernier from the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday for winger Matt Frattin, goaltender Ben Scrivens, a 2nd round pick in either 2014 or 2015 and retaining $500,000 in cap space.
Per Cap Geek, the Leafs will retain $437,500 of Frattin's $925,000 contract...
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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 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 [...]
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...
NHLTags: Ben ScrivensJames ReimerJonathan BernierLos Angeles KingsMatt FrattinMatt Readtoronto maple leafsThe Jonathan Bernier sweepstakes are over, and the Toronto Maple Leafs have “won.”
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from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN,
For all those Maple Leafs fans who weren’t quite sure what to make of Sunday’s big trade, consider this message from the man who was worked most closely with Jonathan Bernier the past several years.
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As the Free Agency Frenzy that is July 1st looms we can only expect some crazy trades and pick ups to go down. I’m here to help keep you updated. June 23rd 2013 LA KINGS get : Ben Scrivens (Goaltender) Matt Frattin (Forward) Second round pick in 2014 or 2015 draft Toronto Maple [...]