Toronto interested in Bernier.
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06-19-2013, 01:00 PM
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exactly this... and his save % is higher as a result of the rebounds, and dropped pucks that he causes himself. At least he keeps them out for the most-part, but, too many get away from him and end up behind him that should have never even been available for a 2nd and 3rd chance.
The series winning goal was a result of a puck dropping at Reimer's feet glove hand side, that turned into a mad rebound scramble and Bergeron's eventual OT winner. Catching that puck cleanly and freezing the play could have resulted in a different series outcome alone.
If internet poster(s) can recognize Reimer's rebound control, puck catching and stick-handling issues, than I'm fairly certain Leafs management is 10 steps ahead and fully aware of Reimer's strengths and weaknesses, and thus exploring all options available including Bernier.
I'm a big Reimer fan, but I see no problem adding Bernier if the price is right and makes sense.
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