Found June 24, 2013 on The Daily Sports Herald:
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 1.88. However, with Quick under contract for years to come, Bernier had little hope of seeing the playing  time he desired. Now he will finally get his opportunity. Bernier joined the Kings in 2006, when the club selected the netminder in the first round (11th overall) of the NHL Entry Draft.  He played in 62 career regular season games with LA and had a 29-20-6 record, a .912 save percentage, a 2.36 goals-against-average and six shutouts. Frattin, 25, played in 25 regular season games last year with the Maple Leafs.  He recorded 13 points, including seven goals (three of which were game-winner...

Did Kings Get Enough for Bernier? by   Jack Weber

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 [...]

Toronto, Philadelphia and Minnesota pursuing Jonathan Bernier

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.  Now...

Kings trade backup G Bernier to Leafs

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...

Los Angeles trades Jonathan Bernier to Toronto

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...

Bernier Can Play

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. 'He’s the real deal," Kings goalie Bill Ranford told Sunday. "He’s really highly regarded by us. He’s not only a...

Leafs Edge Flyers in Bernier Sweepstakes

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Flyers News NHLTags: Ben ScrivensJames ReimerJonathan BernierLos Angeles KingsMatt FrattinMatt Readtoronto maple leafsThe Jonathan Bernier sweepstakes are over, and the Toronto Maple Leafs have “won.” The Leafs sent the Los Angeles Kings 25 year-old right winger Matt Frattin (depth player), 26 year-old back-up goaltender Ben Scrivens, and a 2nd...

Toronto Maple Leafs Acquire LA Kings’ Bernier by   Bradshaw Furlong

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 [...]

Breaking: Bernier traded to the Leafs for Frattin, Scrivens and 2nd Round Pick

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...

TheHockeyGuys Weekly Podcast: Episode #2 – June 25th, 2013

The Hockey Guys The second episode of TheHockeyGuys Weekly Podcast, co-hosted by myself (@HunterCrowther) and James Stephan (@J_Habs). In today’s show, we cover: Chicago winning the Stanley Cup in Boston Bruins columnist Mitch Cole (@DirtyWaterBuzz) joins us to discuss the finals Leafs trade for Jonathan Bernier Buyouts and who’s a potential option This weekend’s NHL Draft...

Minnesota Wild give Niklas Backstrom a three-year, $10.25 million contract

After missing out on the chance to acquire Jonathan Bernier, the Minnesota Wild have signed Niklas Backstrom to a three-year, $10.25 million contract. The WIld were believed to be in the hunt for Bernier, but the Kings traded him to the Toronto Maple Leafs on June 23rd. Given the lack of other options out on the open market, the Wild elected to retain their winnigest goaltender...

Scrivens, Frattin ready to make impact with Kings

LOS ANGELES -- The Phoenix Coyotes' Paul Bissonnette once joked about the fact that he has a "no movement clause in his contract . from the middle of the bench." Life is not going to be much different for newest Kings goalie Ben Scrivens. With Jonathan Quick likely to start 60-plus games in 2013-14, Scrivens will likely spell the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoff MVP for...


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 [...]
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