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06-20-2013, 01:01 PM
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Peter James Bond
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Originally Posted by SR1919 View Post
I think Kings fans need to reel in their expectations for this trade, if you look at recent talented young unproven backup goalie trades you're not going to get that much.

Halak coming off his amazing playoffs got Lars Eller and Ian Schultz
Bobrovsky got a second rounder and two fourths
Bishop got Conacher and a fourth

Considering Bernier is an RFA and has zero starting/playoff experience, his value isn't as high some may think.
Bernier relieved Quick in a game in the Chicago series, after Quick gave up 4 goals and Bernier was stellar, giving up 0 goals in the last 30 minutes. He was totally poised and looked awesome. Only 30 minutes of playoffs, but his 1.88 GAA and 9-3 record was superior to Quick...by a good margin. Every time I see him play, his poise and technique is about as flawless as I have ever seen. It shows in his performance and results.

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