Thread: Sportsnet: Toronto interested in Bernier.
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06-19-2013, 10:38 AM
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Originally Posted by Clark4Ever View Post
Jeff Blair made a good point this morning in that teams like to float Toronto's name to generate media buzz and drive up the asking prices for players on the trading block. Take everything you hear concerning the Leafs with a huge grain of salt.
However while that might perhaps be true in principle, it also doesn't generate trades as its the actual GMs and not the rumours that consummate NHL transactions.

Someone can claim Toronto is interested in Bernier, all they want, but if Nonis has not spoken to LA about him then it really doesn't have much traction other than internet discussion board traffic in the category of rumours.

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