Found June 23, 2013 on Valley Bay News:
The rumors have become truth. For the past ten months, a trade involving goaltender Jonathan Bernier leaving the Los Angeles Kings has been thrown around the National Hockey League rumor mill, and one of the big teams in the rumor pool were the Toronto Maple Leafs. Today, it seemed like everything we heard was going to happen, happened. Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced this morning, that Jonathan Bernier has been traded to the Leafs in exchange for forward Matt Frattin, goaltender Ben Scrivens, and a second round draft selection in either 2014 or 2015 (Toronto’s option). Jonathan Bernier, 24, was drafted by the Kings in the first round (11th overall) of the 2006 National Hockey League Entry Draft. He recorded a 29-20-6 record in his 62 regular season games with the Kings, had a .912 save percentage, a 2.36 goals-against-average, and six shutouts. Bernier expressed that he would potentially like a trade after being a backup, with starters numbers. With a sadnes...

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 [...]

Bernier Sweepstakes Down to Three

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 [...]

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...

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...

Dee Karl: Isles Not In On 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...

LA Kings trade goaltender Bernier

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...

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...

Mike Augello: Bernier And Reimer; Good Situation Or Goaltending Glut?

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...

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...

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 [...]

Mike Augello: Report:Bernier To The Leafs

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. Will update


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 [...]

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...
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