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There has been plenty of speculation surrounding the future of Vancouver Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo who has asked to be traded out ofVancouver. Now, it appears as if Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Bernier has asked for a trade, as per NHL writer Andy Strickland of True Hockey.
Strickland made the announcement via his Twitter account stating: “Next move the #LAKINGS will be to trade Jonathan Bernier who has asked to be moved. #devils #Leafs #blackhawks all possibilties”
The Toronto Maple Leafs, Florida Panthers and Chicago Blackhawks have long been rumored to be interested in Louongo, so it is not a big stretch to imagine these teams making an effort to trade for Bernier.
In Louongo, teams are getting a proven veteran who, while historically shaky in the playoffs, is a legitimate all-star goaltender during the regular season. He has ten years remaining on his 12-year, $64 million contract, which carries a cap hit of $5,333,333 for the length of the contract.
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Start here on this FRIDAY. Have a rumor blog coming up this afternoon, but as goalie news is breaking this morning I thought we'd have a little goalie talk.
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Sounds like a match made in heavenâ¦â¦.well, not really.
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