Kings trade Jonathan Bernier to the Maple Leafs for Matt Frattin, Ben Scrivens and a draft pick


The Los Angeles Kings have traded RFA goalie Jonathan Bernier to the Toronto Maple Leafs for winger Matt Frattin, goalie Ben Scrivens and a 2014 or 2015 2nd round pick.

Bernier was drafted 11th overall by the Kings in 2006.

Fratten was drafted 99th overall by the Maple Leafs in the fourth round of the 2007 draft. Frattin carries a $925,000 cap hit.

Scrivens was signed as a free agent by the Leafs. Scrivens carries a $625,000 cap hit

Jonathan Bernier

Matt Frattin

Ben Scrivens

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  1. #1 by Mark at June 23rd, 2013

    Woah. I always loved Bernier and I guess Toronto will be running whoever is hot between him and Reimer. LA is going to love the game Frattin brings and Scrivens is a good back up goaltender. Not unhappy with this one.

  2. #2 by tiedummy at June 23rd, 2013

    wow cant believe that we have a goalie this good ,,big fan of bernier,,have seen reimer fall apart too many times right from junior..best leaf trade in a long time ,,jury still out on Lupol..great player but fragile,,kessel I will never be a fan of the way this guy plays…maybe he will mature but he is headed for minnyand dion is a joke as a number 1 D

  3. #3 by tiedummy at June 23rd, 2013

    just took a look at bernier GAA unbelievable,,Hassak like numbers he will need 4/5 to keep him for 5.6 years

  4. #4 by Randy Heath at June 23rd, 2013

    If Bernier is a true Number 1 then Toronto just made Reimer expendable. A two goalie system with a true Number 1 won’t work any better in Toronto then it did in LA or Vancouver. Someone has to get the bulk of minutes and then the other becomes unhappy. I hope they know what they are doing. A veteran backup might have been a better idea unless Bernier steps up and makes them look like geniuses. At least they did not include a First Round Draft choice in this trade so it may work out for them but it could be a bad situation if Reimer outplays Bernier.

  5. #5 by tiedummy at June 23rd, 2013

    as for the gagner deal would rather sigh bozak
    gagner very fragile smurf identical to Kjadri will play great against 3rd lines and not be seen for large stretchs..at least Boz mans up and wins faceoffs..leafs need a better center then this ..even statsny would be a much better fit for this yearand Weiss next didnt Bobby Ryan play center in junior..who cares just get him he is bursting out this year and would be a leader

  6. #6 by hotwings at June 23rd, 2013

    on the bright side, the leafs didn’t acquire Luongo’s contract.. also, they are not running a 2 goalie system here… both goalies are excellent, but unproven and inexperienced, game total wise… this isn’t like the situation they have in Vancouver…

  7. #7 by tiedummy at June 23rd, 2013

    why didnt LA do a sign and trade they would have got more for this guy
    why didnt LA take MATT READ amuch better player
    just dont understand why this was
    best offer
    this guy git replaced by the best goalie in hockey and his numbers at the time were better then Quick..also it was an injury that knocked hom down

  8. #8 by Mark at June 23rd, 2013

    Bernier wanted out so why sign with LA again rather than force a move? Maybe there was never a Matt Read deal in place; Read is a one time 20 goal scorer at 27 years of age. I can see Frattin being more of a role player and put up similar numbers if given the chance, plus they got a 2nd and a good back up.

  9. #9 by Mike at June 23rd, 2013

    Bernier and Reimer will play better than ever. Both will be battling hard to get the #1 spot.

  10. #10 by Douglas at June 23rd, 2013

    Great trade for the Buds, a very reasonable price. They did not give up a 1st rd pick or Jake Gardiner or Morgan Reilly.

    Can we finally stick a fork in all the Luongo drivel?

  11. #11 by tiedummy at June 23rd, 2013

    Bernier had no choice but to sigh whatever LA offered ..rfa
    Reimer will be gone before the season starts..probably to oilers if there is anything in the gagner rumour…not a gagner fan,,too fragile ,,enough smurfs on this team now with
    kessel khadri liles phaneuf

  12. #12 by Mark at June 23rd, 2013

    RFA means that LA can match what another team offers or receive compensation, which could’ve been a 1st and a 3rd. He doesn’t have to sign whatever LA offered. Gagner is a terrible idea.

  13. #13 by Jeff at June 23rd, 2013

    LOVE This deal for TML.

  14. #14 by israel mendelstein at June 24th, 2013

    tie dummy your comments live up to your name

  15. #15 by tiedummy at June 24th, 2013

    re take what LA offered bernier..last time an rfa got signed..goalie

    thanks Isreal..glad to see someone from the middle east is embracing our game instead of war

  16. #16 by Sheesh at June 25th, 2013

    Tie dummy, he doesn’t have to take whatever LA offers, I think you should google the term “restricted free agent”. I think you should also google the term “hockey” since you clearly no nothing about it!

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