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Jonathan Bernier is the Key to the Maple Leafs Rebuild

Jonathan Bernier #45 of the Toronto Maple Leafs defends the goal as teammate Nazem Kadri #43 checks Adam Lowry #17 of the Winnipeg Jets during NHL game action February 21, 2015 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) As the Toronto Maple Leafs continue to blow up their roster and attempt to rebuild, a serious question heading into the...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Postgame Perspective: Good effort, bad loss for Flyers

  View image | gettyimages.com There are 20 games remaining in the Flyers season starting on Saturday. They sit four points out of a playoff spot. And yet, as Thursday's game came to a close - a 3-2 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs - it felt as if the playoff hopes finally perished. The Flyers incredibly successful weekend against Nashville and Washington has been sandwiched...
Via Flyerdelphia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs hold off Flyers after big trade

TORONTO (AP) In their first game without the traded David Clarkson, Jonathan Bernier made 47 saves and Toronto Maple Leafs earned a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. The win came mere hours after the Leafs dealt Clarkson to the Columbus Blue Jackets for injured winger Nathan Horton. Phil Kessel, Tyler Bozak and Dion Phaneuf scored for Toronto. Claude Giroux...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Late comeback falls short as Flyers fall to Toronto

  View image | gettyimages.com The effort was there. The Flyers dictated play for most of the night. Jonathan Bernier played like the number one goaltender the Leafs envisioned him to be. Phil Kessel, Tyler Bozak and Dion Phanuef all scored and the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 on Thursday night. It was a back and forth start. Both teams exchanged...
Via Flyerdelphia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs are Ready to Rebuild

According to reports Toronto Maple Leafs could be ready to go into full rebuild mode. Shanahan has identified Jonathan Bernier, Jake Gardiner, Nazem Kadri, William Nylander, Morgan Reilly and James van Riemsdyk as the Leafs core members, but does not consider any player as untouchable when it comes to potential trades. reports also mention that the Leafs will look to shed the contracts of
Via NHL Trade Rumors
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs snap 11-game winless streak with victory over Oilers

  Interim coach Peter Horachek scratched David Clarkson and started James Reimer and the Toronto Maple Leafs snapped an 11-game winless streak, beating the Edmonton Oilers 5-1 on Saturday night. Richard Panik scored in Clarkson's spot on the power play and Reimer, starting with Jonathan Bernier out sick, made 32 saves to help Toronto win for the first time since Jan. 9 and just...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Oliver Ekman-Larsson scores shorhanded goal from center ice (Video)

Arizona Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson somehow scored a shorthanded goal from beyond center ice to open the third period of Thursday night's game against Toronto.After the Coyotes won the face-off to open the third, Ekman-Larsson launched the puck down the ice towards the Maple Leafs net, and somehow it bounced past Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier for the score. Even...
Via Holdout Sports
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Unlikely goal sparks Coyotes over Maple Leafs

TORONTO -- Oliver Ekman-Larsson's unlikely goal was a light moment in a difficult season for the Arizona Coyotes. It also was a rough break for Jonathan Bernier and the Toronto Maple Leafs. Ekman-Larsson scored off the opening faceoff of the third period, and Arizona snapped a seven-game losing streak by rallying for a 3-1 victory over Toronto on Thursday night. Ekman-Larsson's 13th...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Ekman-Larsson's floating goal sparks Coyotes over Leafs 3-1

TORONTO (AP) Oliver Ekman-Larsson's unlikely goal was a light moment in a difficult season for the Arizona Coyotes. It also was a rough break for Jonathan Bernier and the Toronto Maple Leafs. Ekman-Larsson scored off the opening faceoff of the third period, and Arizona snapped a six-game losing streak by rallying for a 3-1 victory over Toronto on Thursday night. Ekman-Larsson's...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Third-period surge lifts Coyotes over Maple Leafs

TORONTO -- Martin Hanzal scored the go-ahead goal and Mike Smith stopped 24 of 25 shots as the Arizona Coyotes beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 on Thursday night. Phil Kessel scored Toronto's goal, which came in the first period. The Leafs led 1-0 until Arizona's Oliver Ekman-Larsson netted a short-handed soft shot past Jonathan Bernier just five seconds into the third period. It...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Ekman-Larsson Scores vs Maple Leafs From Far Blue Line

Arizona Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson caught Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Jonathan Bernier napping at the start of the third period Thursday. Ekman-Larsson fired a shot from Arizona’s blue line that somehow fooled Bernier, tying the game five seconds into the third. The nature of the goal brought back painful memories of Vesa Toskala for Toronto fans. The Coyotes...
Via The Garbage Time
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Devils score late in 3rd, get win over Maple Leafs via shotout

  Jacob Josefson and Patrik Elias scored in the shootout and the New Jersey Devils rallied late to beat Toronto 2-1 on Wednesday night, extending the Maple Leafs' losing streak to a season-high seven games. Cory Schneider made 29 saves through overtime and handled both Toronto shootout attempts as the Devils won for the fifth time in eight games (5-2-1). Defenseman Adam Larsson...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks Score Twice On Same Shift Vs. Maple Leafs; Goal Awarded To Atlanta (Video)

Scoring on the Toronto Maple Leafs is so nice, the Anaheim Ducks did it twice in the same sequence Wednesday night. The shenanigans started when Toronto’s Trevor Smith and Richard Panik took separate penalties on the same shift, giving Anaheim a two-man advantage midway through the first period. The Leafs looked like they were going to successfully kill the 5-on-3, but things...
Via NESN.com
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Bernier stops 43 shots to give Maple Leafs shutout win over Stars

  Jonathan Bernier made 43 saves for his second shutout of the season, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Dallas Stars 4-0 on Tuesday night. James van Riemsdyk led a Toronto offense that ended a three-game losing streak with a goal and two assists. The Stars' four-game winning streak ended when they were shut out for the first time since Jan. 9 at New Jersey. Nazem Kadri opened...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernier stops 43 shots, Maple Leafs beat Stars 4-0

DALLAS (AP) Jonathan Bernier made 43 saves for his second shutout of the season, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Dallas Stars 4-0 on Tuesday night. James van Riemsdyk led a Toronto offense that ended a three-game losing streak with a goal and two assists. The Stars' four-game winning streak ended when they were shut out for the first time since Jan. 9 at New Jersey. Nazem Kadri...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

RECAP: Kessel, Bernier help surging Leafs stop Ducks 6-2

Phil Kessel scored two of Toronto's four third-period goals and the Maple Leafs beat Anaheim 6-2 for their sixth straight victory Tuesday night, snapping the Ducks' eight-game winning streak. David Booth scored his first of the season unassisted at 4:37 of the third before Nazem Kadri got his ninth at 5:28 to put Toronto ahead 4-1. Anaheim starter Frederik Andersen was replaced by...
Via Fox Sports West
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Panik, Bernier lead Maple Leafs another win over Red Wings

  Richard Panik scored the go-ahead goal and Jonathan Bernier stopped 27 shots to help the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Detroit Red Wings for the second time in four days, 4-1 on Saturday night. James van Riemsdyk, Morgan Rielly and Nazem Kadri also scored for Toronto, which won 2-1 in a shootout at Detroit on Wednesday night despite being outshot 42-19 in that game. The Maple Leafs...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Panik, Bernier lead Maple Leafs past Red Wings

TORONTO (AP) Richard Panik scored the go-ahead goal and Jonathan Bernier stopped 27 shots to help the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Detroit Red Wings for the second time in four days, 4-1 on Saturday night. James van Riemsdyk, Morgan Rielly and Nazem Kadri also scored for Toronto, which won 2-1 in a shootout at Detroit on Wednesday night despite being outshot 42-19 in that game....
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Wings downed by Maple Leafs, 4-1

TORONTO -- Richard Panik scored the go-ahead goal and Jonathan Bernier stopped 27 shots to help the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Detroit Red Wings for the second time in four days, 4-1 on Saturday night. James van Riemsdyk, Morgan Rielly and Nazem Kadri also scored for Toronto, which won 2-1 in a shootout at Detroit on Wednesday night despite being outshot 42-19 in that game. Panik...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Wings downed by Maple Leafs, 4-1

TORONTO -- Richard Panik scored the go-ahead goal and Jonathan Bernier stopped 27 shots to help the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Detroit Red Wings for the second time in four days, 4-1 on Saturday night. James van Riemsdyk, Morgan Rielly and Nazem Kadri also scored for Toronto, which won 2-1 in a shootout at Detroit on Wednesday night despite being outshot 42-19 in that game. Panik...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Epic: Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier praises Nelson Mandela's hockey skills

Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier praised Nelson Mandela's hockey skills as the Raptors paid tribute to Mandela on the anniversary of his death. "He's one of the most known athletes in the world with a lot of impact in any kind of sport that he did....everyone knows him in hockey, off the ice and on the ice. It's unfortunate that he passed away a year ago....."Oh boy....
Via Bob's Blitz
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernier, van Riemsdyk power Maple Leafs past Flames

  Jonathan Bernier stopped 32 shots, James van Riemsdyk scored the winning goal early in the second period, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Calgary Flames 4-1 Tuesday night. Peter Holland scored midway through the first period and Phil Kessel and Mike Santorelli had empty-net goals in the final minute of the game for the Maple Leafs. Markus Granlund got the Flames on the scoreboard...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonathan Bernier doesn’t know who Nelson Mandela was

            Your browser does not support frames. Click here to view the frameless video.. On Friday night at an event called “The Giant of Africa,” the Toronto Raptors honored the late Nelson Mandela. It was the first anniversary of his death and the South African president and human rights icon was celebrated throughout their game...
Via Sports-Glory
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

HotTake Tuesday: Enough About The Florida Panthers Attendance Already!

In this week’s edition of HotTake Tuesday, Richter and Conley cover the age-old debate of the Florida Panthers attendance and why it is and isn’t a big deal. Also, someone the Penguins should consider pursuing that you might not even know about, Jonathan Bernier’s awkward Nelson Mandela quote, and much more. You’re probably going to need something to take the edge off...
Via The PensNation
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Flames-Maple Leafs Preview

The Toronto Maple Leafs continue to make life difficult for their goaltenders, though Jonathan Bernier most recently bailed them out for another home victory. The Calgary Flames have relied on third-period scoring, and it cost them their winning streak. Toronto will try to hand Calgary a second straight loss for the first time in more than a month Tuesday night when it hosts the...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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