|Assets:||His reflexes are first-rate and cat-like. Plays with supreme confidence when tending goal. Can steal a game all on his own, and is also capable of shaking off bad goals.|
|Flaws:||Needs to play with more focus, so as to diminish the number of bad goals allowed. Can get into slumps where he starts fighting the puck. Lacks consistency, overall.|
|Career Potential:||Talented goaltender with good upside.|
|NHL||Stanley Cup||2011-12 (Los Angeles)|
|AHL||Baz Bastien Memorial Trophy||2009-10|
|AHL||First All-Star Team||2009-10|
|10/10/2012||Signed with Heilbronner Falken (Germany).|
|10/04/2010||Signed by the Los Angeles Kings to a two-year contract extension.|
|4/02/2010||Assigned to Manchester (AHL).|
|3/29/2010||Recalled from Manchester (AHL).|
|3/14/2010||Assigned to Manchester (AHL).|
|3/11/2010||Recalled from Manchester (AHL) under emergency conditions.|
|9/28/2009||Assigned to Manchester (AHL).|
|1/22/2009||Assigned to Manchester (AHL).|
|1/18/2009||Recalled from Manchester (AHL).|
|9/29/2008||Assigned to Manchester (AHL).|
|4/03/2008||Re-assigned to Manchester (AHL).|
|10/15/2007||Returned to his junior team (Lewiston-QMJHL).|
|10/13/2006||Signed by the Los Angeles Kings to a three-year contract.|
|9/20/2006||Returned to his junior team (Lewiston-QMJHL).|
|6/24/2006||Drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1st round (11th overall) in 2006.|
Jonathan Bernier Kings' nominee for Masterton | 04/24/2013 10:52 AM
NewsThe Los Angeles chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers' Assn. nominated goalie Jonathan Bernier for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, awarded annually to the NHL player "who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey."
Los Angeles Times
ImpactBernier, 24, didn't play during the Kings' Stanley Cup run last season but has played a key role this season while Jonathan Quick recovered from back surgery. Bernier ranks among the NHL leaders with a 1.86 goals-against average and .922 save percentage in 13 games.
Jonathan Bernier solid in loss to Minnesota | 04/23/2013 11:54 PM
NewsJonathan Bernier allowed two goals on 25 shots in a 2-1 loss to Minnesota Tuesday night.
ImpactIt was Bernier's first appearance since April 7 and although he played well, he couldn't get enough offensive support from his teammates. He has been solid when called upon this year and should get an opportunity elsewhere if the Kings continue to roll with Jonathan Quick as their starter.
Jonathan Bernier expected to start Tuesday | 04/23/2013 1:10 PM
NewsJonathan Bernier was the first goalie off the ice Tuesday morning and should start against the Minnesota Wild.
Jon Rosen on Twitter
ImpactBernier hasn't started a game since April 7 but has been excellent as Jonathan Quick's backup this season. On the season, the former first-round pick is 9-2-1 with a .922 save percentage and a 1.86 GAA.
Jonathan Bernier Masterton nominee for Kings | 04/23/2013 10:17 AM
NewsThe Los Angeles Kings nomination for the Bill Masterton Trophy is goaltender Jonathan Bernier.
Los Angeles Daily News
ImpactThe Masterton is awarded annually to the player who exhibits the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey. Bernier has been terrific this season in a limited role as he is 9-2-1 with a l.86 GAA and a .922 save percentage and has ably backed up Jonathan Quick this season, keeping the Kings in the playoff race when Quick was struggling.
Jonathan Bernier drops first game as starter | 04/08/2013 8:35 AM
NewsJonathan Bernier lost his first game this season as a starter on Sunday.
ImpactBernier is now 9-2-1 but the previous pair of defeats occurred when Jonathan Quick started and Bernier came in relief. He has been sensational this week with a 1.86 GAA and a .922 save percentage. Keep him in your lineup in deeper leagues.
Jonathan Bernier can't beat Ducks in SO | 04/08/2013 12:05 AM
NewsJonathan Bernier kicked out 19 of 22 shots in regulation in a 4-3 shootout defeat Sunday.
ImpactThat loss snapped Bernier's four-game winning streak and dropped his record to 9-2-1 this season. Bernier allowed a goal in each of the first three periods of this contest.
Jonathan Bernier will probably start Sunday | 04/07/2013 4:10 PM
NewsJonathan Bernier will probably start on Sunday.
John Hoven on Twitter
ImpactBernier was the first netminder off the ice, which is usually a good indicator of who the starter will be. Bernier has won each of his last four starts.
Jonathan Bernier gets his 1st shutout of 2013 | 04/05/2013 1:22 AM
NewsLos Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Bernier continued to prove himself as a first-rate goaltender Thursday night by posting his first shutout of the season in a 3-0 win over the Minnesota Wild.
ImpactBernier, who is generally perceived as the Kings' backup to Jonathan Quick, made 23 saves en route to his sixth NHL shutout and first since Feb. 12, 2012 - also against the Wild at Minnesota. The five-year veteran is 9-0 with a 1.50 goals-against average in 10 starts in which he got the decision. Bernier has won four consecutive games and is sporting a 9-2-0 record.
Jonathan Bernier probable to start Thursday | 04/04/2013 4:05 PM
NewsJonathan Bernier will probably tend to Los Angeles' cage on Thursday night after he was the first goalie off the ice at the team's morning skate.
Lisa Dillman on Twitter
ImpactBernier's last start came on March 31 and he has won his last three outings. He has been solid this campaign, while sporting an 8-2-0 record with a .919 save percentage and a 1.95 GAA.
Jon Bernier barely tested in win over Stars | 03/31/2013 8:41 PM
NewsJonathan Bernier stopped 13 of the 15 shots he faced in a 3-2 win over the Stars Sunday.
ImpactBernier did what he needed to in order to earn the win as his teammates were dominant in this contest, despite what the final score would have you believe. His record improves to a sparkling 8-2-0 with the win.
Bernier turns aside career-high 40 shots in W | 03/20/2013 1:24 AM
NewsJonathan Bernier stopped a career-high 40 shots in Los Angeles' 3-2 nailbiter victory over Phoenix on Tuesday.
ImpactDespite allowing two late third period goals, Bernier secured the win to improve to 7-2-0 on the season. The 24-year-old netminder has been fantastic this season, with a GAA under 2.00 and a SV% hovering around .920. While Jonathan Quick is all but assured to keep the top goaltender spot in LA, Bernier is someone to watch in the case of injuries or a trade.
Jonathan Bernier expected to start Tuesday | 03/19/2013 1:47 PM
NewsJonathan Bernier was the first goalie off the ice at Tuesday's morning skate.
Jon Rosen on Twitter
ImpactThat's usually a sign of tonight's starting goalie so owners should expect Bernier to get the start against Phoenix. Bernier has yet to lose a game in which he's started this year and has clearly earned a bigger role. Unfortunately, the highly touted goalie is stuck behind Jonathan Quick, who is clearly entrenched as the Kings' top netminder. It's likely that the only chance Bernier will get at a consistent starting role this year would come via trade before the April 3 deadline.
Jonathan Bernier may get the nod again Tues. | 03/05/2013 7:36 PM
NewsJonathan Bernier may be back between the pipes for Los Angeles Tuesday night.
ImpactHe started Monday and wasn't particularly busy in a 5-1 win over Nashville. Jonathan Quick stayed on the ice for some extra work along with the Kings' projected scratches, so it suggests he won't play again. Bernier didn't skate Tuesday morning.
Darryl Sutter continues to split the net | 03/05/2013 10:40 AM
NewsCoach Darryl Sutter continues to split the net between Jonathan Quick and Jonathan Bernier in the last ten games.
ImpactThe ten games coincide with the Kings hottest streak of the season as they are 8-2 of late. Bernier is 5-0 in his starts with a GAA of 1.00 as he has given up a goal in each of the five games and has stopped 109 of 114 shots. He is a must own, especially in daily pools.
Jonathan Bernier earns 5-1 win over the Preds | 03/05/2013 3:58 AM
NewsJonathan Bernier only had to make 18 saves to earn the 5-1 win over the Nashville Predators.
ImpactBernier has been fantastic when called upon. He has gone 5-1 and with a GAA of 1.53 and 0.933 save percentage. He won't get a lot playing time until he gets traded so he is only worth keeping for Jonathan Quick owners.
Jonathan Bernier likely to face Preds Monday | 03/04/2013 4:25 PM
NewsJonathan Bernier was the first goalie off the ice Monday morning, which indicates he'll get the start against Nashville.
Helene Elliott on Twitter
ImpactHelene Elliott of the LA Times also pointed out that Bernier owns a 6-1 record with a with 2.00 goals-against average in seven career appearances against the Predators. The Kings host St. Louis Tuesday night, so Jonathan Quick will probably return to the crease for that contest.
Jonathan Bernier collects fourth straight win | 02/28/2013 1:58 AM
NewsJonathan Bernier isn't receiving a whole lot of starts, but he keeps making the most of them.
ImpactHe is on a four-game winning streak, improving his 2013 record to 5-1-0. He stopped 32 out of 33 shots against the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday, which could mark his best performance of the campaign so far. He could have nice value if the Kings trade him to a team where he can be a No. 1 starter.
Jonathan Bernier probable to start Wedesday | 02/27/2013 5:35 PM
NewsJonathan Bernier is the likely starter for Wednesday night's game versus Detroit.
ImpactHe was the first goalie off the ice at the team's morning skate. Bernier has won his past three starts, while allowing just one goal against in each of those games. Jonathan Quick has played four of the Kings' last five contests, but if Bernier gets the call then he'll get the night off.
Jonathan Bernier earns third win in a row | 02/21/2013 1:45 AM
NewsHe might not be the most well-known Jonathan in Los Angeles any longer, but Jonathan Bernier is doing pretty well for the Kings.
ImpactBernier has only played in four games, but he's now on a three-game winning streak as L.A. beat the Calgary Flames 3-1. Bernier stopped 26 out of 27 shots. He's headed for a new contract with the Kings or another team, so you have to think he has that much more motivation to make the most of his chances - however limited they may or may not be.
Jonathan Bernier likely to play Wednesday | 02/20/2013 3:56 PM
NewsJonathan Bernier left the ice first at Wednesday morning's practice, so he should be considered probable to face the Calgary Flames
Helene Elliott on Twitter
ImpactJonathan Quick remained on the ice for extra work after playing Tuesday night against Edmonton. Bernier has won his last two starts for the Kings, while allowing just one goal in each of those contests.
Bernier picks up easy win | 02/16/2013 2:16 AM
NewsJonathan Bernier faced just 13 shots and made 12 saves to help Los Angeles beat Columbus 2-1 on Friday night.
ImpactBernier earned his second straight win after beating St. Louis earlier this week.
Jonathan Bernier will probably start Friday | 02/15/2013 5:28 PM
NewsJonathan Bernier will probably start on Friday.
ImpactBernier was the first goaltender off the ice following the morning skate, which is usually a good sign of who will start. He has a 2.65 GAA and .884 save percentage in two games this season. Jonathan Quick has been struggling this season, but it's still unlikely that Bernier will get much extra playing time as a result.
Jonathan Bernier gets win Monday | 02/12/2013 1:18 AM
NewsJonathan Bernier allowed only one goal in the Kings' 4-1 win over the Blues Monday night.
ImpactBernier was solid with 21 saves in just his second game of the season and first start for the Kings. Bernier has been a solid backup goaltender in Los Angeles, but he'd like to be traded to a team that will use him as a starter. In the meantime, good job if you started the Qubec native tonight in your hockey pool.
Jonathan Bernier is likely to start Monday | 02/11/2013 7:26 PM
NewsJonathan Bernier will probably start on Monday.
Jeremy Rutherford on Twitter
ImpactBernier was the first goaltender off the ice during practice, which is usually a good indication of who the starter will be. On top of that Jonathan Quick played between the pipes on Sunday, so this would be an ideal time for the Kings to give Bernier his first start of the season.
Jonathan Bernier could start one of B2B games | 02/10/2013 10:41 AM
NewsWith the Kings preparing for back-to-back games against the Blues and Red Wings, there's a decent chance Jonathan Bernier could receive a start.
ImpactIt's likely (but not certain) that starter Jonathan Quick will be between the pipes against Detroit Sunday, but stay tuned to see if Bernier gets the nod against St. Louis.
Jonathan Bernier stayed sharp during stoppage | 01/10/2013 1:08 AM
NewsJonathan Bernier didn't blow people away in Germany, but he at least stayed ready for the shortened season.
ImpactNot every goalie was able to get reps in overseas or in North America, so that can be advantageous - especially since Bernier is in a crucial contract year. It could be lucrative if he plays a significant amount of games; Jonathan Quick is recovering from offseason surgery, after all.
|Date||Team||Opp||Decision||MIN||SO||GA||SHA||YTD GAA||YTD SV%||YTD Record||Status|
|Shots Against||42||vs. Phx||Mar 19||36|
|Saves||40||vs. Phx||Mar 19||33|
|Games Played In||25||2010-11 (LA)|
|Goal Against Average||2.48||2010-11 (LA)|
|Save percentage||.913||2010-11 (LA)|
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