Yeah, he screwed up, but overall he played well in these playoffs. The Devils got where they got largely because of his line's play. Management sees that and the Devils seemed very pissed off at the officials for missing calls on LA so I think that tempers it a bit too.
GMs see beyond one big screw up. Bernier will be alright. I'd actually like to see him back here.
makes you wonder what we saw in him to pick him 16 and above a few future hofers.
It's always easy to say that years later. At the time Bernier was a very good prospect. In fact, he was a good NHL player for us and for Buffalo. He struggled with Vancouver and Florida and now seems to be a solid fourth liner. I actually wouldn't mind bringing him back.