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05-10-2013, 01:03 PM
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Originally Posted by BernieParent View Post
To me, bringing in Bernier (of which I am not an advocate) would say to Mason that nobody is being given the starter's job and that the Flyers want two young, talented goaltenders to compete for ice time, just like any other player needs to do on a well-run organization. Bringing in a well-past-his-prime vet sends a bad message to Mason; ie, that Mason is the starter.
There is also another side to this argument- you have to pay twice (both financially and team deppth wise) to bring Bernier here. Bryz must be paid, Bernier must be paid and you need to gut the team to pry Bernier from LA. Once rumors of Bryz's buyout hit the news Bernier's asking price will go up exponentially.

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