Thread: Value of: Jonathan Bernier
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06-13-2012, 04:42 PM
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Originally Posted by stryfe604 View Post
One name....Eklund. He is complete crap but just because he makes a living off it makes him credible?

The point here is I believe Bernier + can warrant Connolly +. The + from tampa being lower than the + from LA
Originally Posted by Boltsfan2029 View Post
Your price or your GM's? If the GM's do you have a link to show he is currently asking that?
It wasn't Eklund and it wasn't even Lombardi himself who stated that value, really.

Just prior to this year's trade deadline, Bob McKenzie was on Toronto 1050 taking calls and a Leafs fan asked him if Jonathan Bernier could be acquired for Carl Gunnarsson and a mid round pick. His response was that it was highly unlikely given that Lombardi had recently turned down a package of a 1st round pick and a top prospect.

That's about when the perception of Bernier's trade value being around where it is was set for a lot of Kings fans.

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