Jonathan Bernier RUMORS & NEWS

  • Leafs Trying to Deal Bernier

    The Globe and Mail "Lou Lamoriello is going to work. The Toronto Maple Leafs general manager has been heavy on the phone in recent days, calling teams around the NHL to weigh the trade market and let other executives know what he has to offer. With a little more than a month until the trade deadline and 36..." January 25

  • Maple Leafs’ Bernier: ‘There’s no confidence issue now’

    Sportsnet "It took until his last chance in 2015, but Jonathan Bernier finally turned in his greatest goaltending performance of the season. “It was my best game this year. That’s for sure,” the Toronto Maple Leafs starter told Joey Vandetta on Sportsnet 590 The Fan Thursday. “I felt like I was on my game..." January 01

  • Maple Leafs send struggling Jonathan Bernier to AHL for conditioning stint

    CBS Sports "The Toronto Maple Leafs are doing what they can to get Jonathan Bernier right. Winless in nine starts this season, Bernier is being sent to the American Hockey League's Toronto Marlies for a 10-day conditioning stint. Since it has been designated as a conditioning assignment, Bernier will not have..." December 02

  • With Jonathan Bernier sputtering, we’ll meet Garret Sparks

    Pro Hockey Talk "You can’t blame Mike Babcock for siding with the relatively unknown when the other option is Jonathan Bernier, a goalie who’s 0-8-1 so far in 2015-16. With that in mind, meet Garret Sparks, the Toronto Maple Leafs’ expected starter for Monday’s game against the Edmonton Oilers. Sparks was a..." November 30

  • Maple Leafs' Bernier placed on IR

    Toronto Sun "Whether it be on the ice or in the trainer’s room, 2015-16 has been one throbbing pain in the you-know-where for Jonathan Bernier. Incoming coach Mike Babcock has given Bernier every opportunity to snatch the starting goaltending job on a team that has been thirsting for a dominant puckstopper..." November 06

  • Maple Leafs name Bernier starter for first two games "The Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday named Jonathan Bernier their starting goaltender for the first two games of the season. The Maple Leafs open the season Wednesday at home against the Montreal Canadiens, before traveling to play the Detroit Red Wings on Friday. James Reimer, who competed..." October 05

  • Maple Leafs goalies Bernier, Reimer in close race for starting job

    Toronto Star "Mike Babcock can talk about structure. Players can talk about learning to be hard on the puck. The Maple Leafs can all buy into a new system. Somebody can emerge magically to score all the goals that Phil Kessel once did. It will all go for naught if the Toronto Maple Leafs can’t get any..." October 01

  • Maple Leafs' Bernier 'won't be sour' following arbitration process

    The Score "The NHL arbitration process can be tricky, especially when players are subjected to their team's honest assessments. For Jonathan Bernier, who agreed to a two-year, $8.3-million contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs before a decision could be handed down, the hearing was a good learning..." August 04

  • Report: Leafs, Bernier agree to two-year deal

    TSN "The Toronto Maple Leafs and goalie Jonathan Bernier have settled their case before the arbitrator's decision. Bernier has agreed to a two-year deal worth $8.3 million Sunday, according to James Mirtle of the Globe and Mail. The soon-to-be 27-year-old finished last season with a 21-28-7..." August 03

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    Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC

    Bernier ask: $5.1M. TOR offer: $2.89M

  • Holtby deal could set the table for resolution between Leafs, Bernier

    TSN "With less than 24 hours to spare before an impartial arbitrator’s decision would have locked him into a one-year contract with the Washington Capitals, Braden Holtby is now five times richer. Holtby and the Capitals agreed to a five-year, $30.5-million contract Friday afternoon, rendering his..." July 26

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    Jonas Siegel @jonasTSN1050

    Should also note that Bernier camp is open to both a long and short-term deal. Short-term is obviously the most logical solution for Leafs.

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Talks ongoing between Bernier's agent Pat Brisson and the Leafs. Plan is to meet again in Fort Lauderdale this week at the draft

  • Leafs' Bernier wants long-term deal

    Toronto Sun "With all the other question marks surrounding the Maple Leafs heading into this summer, add the contractual status of their No. 1 goalie. Jonathan Bernier hopes to land a long-term deal, but approaching restricted free agency, the club has exercised its option for salary arbitration for..." June 21

  • Report: Maple Leafs file for arbitration with G Jonathan Bernier

    CBS Sports "The Toronto Maple Leafs filed for club elected salary arbitration with goaltender Jonathan Bernier on Wednesday, according to a report from ESPN's Pierre LeBrun. The two sides will continue to work on a new contract in the hopes they can work out a new deal before they have to actually go..." June 18

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    Damien Cox @DamoSpin

    Leafs definitely listening to offers for G Jonathan Bernier. They'd want a lot.

  • Will Maple Leafs trade Bernier at the deadline?

    Sportsnet "Note to Jonathan Bernier: if you’ve lost the Glenn Healy riding, you’ve lost the election. Healy, of Hockey Night in Canada and the NHL on Sportsnet, was one of the early backers of Bernier when it became clear he was acquired by the Toronto Maple Leafs to wrest the starting goaltender’s job...." February 09

  • Jonathan Bernier blames himself for woes of Maple Leafs

    Toronto Star "One of the differences between Peter Horachek and Randy Carlyle: Horachek will gladly say who the starting goalie is. Carlyle was superstitious about that. Didn't want to say it out loud. So you had to check what goalie worked out in the Maple Leaf end of the ice, what goalie left the morning..." February 03

  • No contract talks yet between Maple Leafs, Bernier

    TSN "This might be the worst stretch of Jonathan Bernier's brief and mostly impressive career as a Maple Leaf. Over his last 10 starts Bernier holds an unflattering .891 save percentage, both he and his teammates sliding in a stretch that looks like it will cost the club yet another playoff..." January 27

  • Bernier apologizes, ‘embarrassed’ after Mandela gaffe

    Toronto Star "If there was a red-faced Maple Leaf over the weekend, it was Jonathan Bernier. Invited by the Raptors to an event to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s life and legacy, Bernier was cornered on the red carpet and asked about the icon. His answer suggested he thought Mandela was an athlete, not an..." December 08

  • Leafs Bernier, Gunnarsson on track after surgery

    Toronto Star "Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier and defenceman Carl Gunnarsson are expected to fully recover in time for training camp in September after off-season surgery. Bernier was treated for a sports hernia, which put him on the injured list twice, while Gunnarsson had repairs done to a hip that has..." May 12

  • Leafs' Bernier will be back, what about Reimer?

    Toronto Sun "One needs an operation. The other could decide, if he hasn’t already, that he needs a new address. The off-season for the Maple Leafs’ goaltenders will take divergent paths, but at least Jonathan Bernier, who will have sports hernia surgery on Wednesday, knows where he will be when the Leafs..." April 15

  • Bernier to have sports hernia surgery

    Sportsnet "Maple Leafs goaltender Jonathan Bernier will undergo surgery for a sports hernia and will require two to three weeks of rehab, according to TVA’s Renaud Lavoie. Bernier missed the Leafs’ final four games of the regular season after suffering a lower-body injury against the Boston Bruins April..." April 14

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    Chris Johnston @reporterchris

    Jonathan Bernier has a MCL strain. Out at least three weeks.

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    Jeremy Rutherford @jprutherford

    Bernier starting for Toronto. #stlblues

  • Maple Leafs desperately need Bernier back

    Toronto Sun "The long-awaited return of rugged forward David Bolland couldn’t come at a more crucial time for an increasingly desperate Maple Leafs team. And now the other big question: When will goaltender Jonathan Bernier join him in the lineup to help salvage a season rapidly slipping away? A week and..." March 23

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    Toronto Maple Leafs @MapleLeafs

    Carlyle: Bernier had an MRI today and has a low grade groin strain. Believed to be day-to-day. #TMLtalk

  • Leafs hope Bernier will be OK for stretch run

    Toronto Sun "The only shots to come near Jonathan Bernier in his week away from the Maple Leaf firing range were probably of the liquid variety at a St. Lucia resort. But it's back to business for Bernier starting Thursday and with 22 games in 45 days to go. Toronto's playoff push will rely heavily on..." February 26

  • Bernier stymies Devils in shootout — again

    Toronto Star "Same scenario, same script, same result. But oh my, it wasn’t easy, and the fragile and sickly Maple Leafs made another boatload of strange and curious decisions to make so many situations difficult that didn’t have to be along the way. Still, the 3-2 shootout victory over the New Jersey..." January 13

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    Chris Johnston @reporterchris

    Jonathan Bernier starts for the #leafs vs. New Jersey tonight.

  • Bernier gives Maple Leafs 'great confidence'

    Toronto Sun "Look up the astrological sign Leo the Lion as in the one Jonathan Bernier features on his mask and you get the following. "Confident ... possess a kingdom they cherish and protect ... fully capable of being greatly successful on their own but much happier if they have an audience and a..." October 12

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    Rob Longley @longleysunsport

    So to recap what we know so far from #Leafs morning skate: Lupul in Bernier in.

  • Leafs to start goalie Jonathan Bernier against Colorado Avalanche

    Toronto Star "Jonathan Bernier will start in goal Tuesday night when the Maple Leafs face the Colorado Avalanche and put their undefeated 3-0 record on the line. The Leafs — whose sterling record is tainted by an NHL-leading 50 turnovers so far — will be making a game-time decision on centre Jay McLement who..." October 08

  • Third star: Maple Leafs' Steve Bernier ... oops

    Toronto Sun "He may have won over his teammates with a win in his first start as a Maple Leaf but it could take some time for Jonathan Bernier to become a familiar face in the Eastern Conference. The former Los Angeles King was named the third star by Flyers selectors after a 3-1 victory in which he was..." October 03

  • Bernier sharp in net as Maple Leafs beat Flyers 3-1

    Toronto Sun "Behind what started out as a tired-looking team playing sloppy and almost uninspired hockey Jonathan Bernier looked as if his Maple Leafs debut was going to end up being a solo effort. There were turnovers in the first 20 minutes blown coverages and the potential for disaster against a..." October 03

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    Stephen Whyno @SWhyno

    #Leafs' Bernier #Flyers' Mason were goaltenders for Canada's 2008 world junior team. They'll face each other tonight.

  • Leafs goalies race too close to call

    Toronto Sun "Go ahead and try to handicap this race. On the inside wearing No. 34 James Reimer has no intention of giving up the lead. On the outside wearing No. 45 Jonathan Bernier is making his push to be the top horse in coach Randy Carlyle’s barn. Now that the drive towards the start of the..." September 26

  • Leafs' Reimer ready to support, compete with Bernier

    TSN "Coming off a season in which he led the Toronto Maple Leafs to their first playoff berth in eight seasons it would have been easy for goaltender James Reimer to take the acquisition of Jonathan Bernier personally instead Reimer says he's looking forward to the competition and intends to support..." August 22

  • Leafs acquire Bernier from Kings

    TSN "The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired goaltender Jonathan Bernier from the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday in exchange for forward Matt Frattin, goaltender Ben Scrivens and Toronto's second round pick in either the 2014 or 2015 NHL Draft. Bernier, who is eligible to become a restricted free agent on..." June 23

  • Bernier bidding reportedly down to three: Leafs, Flyers or Wild

    Pro Hockey Talk "Sounds as though there’ll soon be a winner in the Jonathan Bernier sweepstakes. According to RDS’ Renaud Lavoie, only three teams remain in the running for the Los Angeles goalie — Toronto, Philadelphia and Minnesota — and that the Kings are prepared to take the best offer put forth by one of..." June 21

  • Isles Interested in Los Angeles’ Bernier

    Islanders Point Blank "The Islanders may not be content to sit tight with some combination of Evgeni Nabokov, Kevin Poulin and Anders Nilsson in goal next year — and they shouldn’t be. According to Newsday, the Islanders are “in the mix” for Los Angeles Kings goalie Jon Bernier. According to TSN, the Kings have been..." June 18

  • Flyers, Kings in Bernier talks "Is another goalie shakeup in the works for the Flyers? The Los Angeles Kings have talked to the Flyers about trading them goalie Jonathan Bernier, an NHL source confirmed Tuesday. At the moment, the Flyers plan to have Ilya Bryzgalov and Steve Mason battle for the No. 1 goaltender’s job in..." June 18

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    The Mayor John Hoven @

    #LAKings Jonathan Bernier first one off the ice at the ponda.

  • Kings' goalie Bernier quick to pick up the slack

    L.A. Daily News "Jonathan Bernier couldn't remember the last time he started three consecutive games. "Probably `Manch,' " the Kings' backup goaltender said after Saturday's practice, using the players' accepted shorthand for the Manchester (N.H.) Monarchs of the American Hockey League, where he toiled in the..." February 17

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