|Assets:||Owns good size and can play the role of power forward effectively in short spurts. Is also a decent penalty-killer. May have found his niche (finally) as an energy winger, though he still boasts some untapped scoring potential.|
|Flaws:||Lacks consistency in all areas of the game. His skating holds him back in terms of being a consistent scoring threat. His physical conditioning has been an issue in the past, and it's cost him at the National Hockey League level.|
|Career Potential:||Physical energy winger.|
|Canadian Major Junior||Second All-Star Team||2002-03|
|QMJHL||Second All-Star Team||2003-04, 2002-03|
|10/07/2014||Assigned to the Albany Devils (AHL).|
|10/06/2014||Placed on waivers by the New Jersey Devils.|
|7/01/2014||Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New Jersey Devils to a one-year contract.|
|6/29/2012||Re-signed by the New Jersey Devils to a two-year contract.|
|1/30/2012||Signed as a free agent by the New Jersey Devils to a two-way contract.|
|1/30/2012||Recalled from Albany (AHL).|
|10/03/2011||Released from training camp by the New Jersey Devils.|
|9/12/2011||Invited to training camp by the New Jersey Devils.|
|6/27/2011||Florida Panthers did not tender a qualifying offer.|
|4/10/2011||Missed the last 2 regular season games (shoulder injury).|
|4/08/2011||Shoulder injury, day-to-day.|
|2/24/2011||Placed on waivers by the Florida Panthers.|
|2/18/2011||Missed 1 game (flu).|
|12/01/2010||Missed 8 games (right eye injury).|
|11/13/2010||Right eye injury, sidelined indefinitely.|
|6/25/2010||Acquired from the Vancouver Canucks.|
|4/06/2010||Missed 18 games (groin).|
|1/20/2010||Missed 3 games (groin).|
|11/10/2009||Missed 3 games (flu).|
|5/14/2009||Re-signed by the Vancouver Canucks to a two-year contract.|
|11/29/2008||Missed 1 game (shoulder injury).|
|11/27/2008||Shoulder injury, day-to-day.|
|7/08/2008||Signed by the St. Louis Blues to an offer sheet (Vancouver Canucks matched the offer sheet).|
|7/08/2008||Signed as a restricted free agent by the Vancouver Canucks to a one-year contract.|
|7/04/2008||Acquired from the Buffalo Sabres.|
|3/12/2008||Missed 2 games (groin).|
|2/26/2008||Acquired from the San Jose Sharks.|
|2/20/2007||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|1/02/2007||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|2/26/2006||Recalled from Cleveland (AHL).|
|2/13/2006||Assigned to Cleveland (AHL).|
|1/29/2006||Recalled from Cleveland (AHL).|
|11/20/2005||Assigned to Cleveland (AHL).|
|11/04/2005||Recalled from Cleveland (AHL).|
|9/29/2005||Assigned to Cleveland (AHL).|
|7/28/2005||Signed by the San Jose Sharks to a three-year, entry-level contract.|
|9/22/2003||Returned to his junior team (Moncton-QMJHL).|
|1/30/2012||Signed as a free agent by the New Jersey Devils.|
|6/25/2010||Florida Panthers traded Keith Ballard and Victor Oreskovich to the Vancouver Canucks for Steve Bernier, Michael Grabner and a 1st round selection (Quinton Howden) in 2010.|
|7/04/2008||Buffalo Sabres traded Steve Bernier to the Vancouver Canucks for a 3rd round selection in 2009 and a 2nd round selection in 2010.|
|2/26/2008||Buffalo Sabres traded Brian Campbell and a 7th round selection in 2008 to the San Jose Sharks for Steve Bernier and a 1st round selection in 2008.|
|6/21/2003||Drafted by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round (16th overall) in 2003.|
Steve Bernier re-signs with the Devils | 07/01/2014 2:42 PM
NewsThe New Jersey Devils have re-signed Steve Bernier to a one-year/$600,000 contract.
Bob McKenzie on Twitter
ImpactBernier had three goals and 12 points with a minus-15 rating with New Jersey in 2013-14. Expect more of the same in 2014-15.
Steve Bernier gets his first point in a month | 02/04/2014 7:43 AM
NewsSteve Bernier picked up an assist in the Devils' 2-1 overtime loss on Monday.
The Bergen Record
ImpactIt was Bernier's first point since Jan. 3. He has three goals and 10 points in 57 contests this season.
Steve Bernier (shoulder) plays Tuesday | 12/31/2013 1:15 PM
NewsSteve Bernier (shoulder) is healthy enough to play Tuesday.
ImpactBernier was hurt during Monday's practice, but didn't end up missing any playing time. He has three goals and eight points in 40 games in 2013-14.
Steve Bernier is questionable Tuesday | 12/31/2013 9:44 AM
NewsSteve Bernier might have suffered a shoulder injury when he crashed into the boards during Monday's practice.
The Bergen Record
ImpactDevils coach Pete DeBoer wasn't comfortable declaring Bernier fit to play on Tuesday following the incident, but he also thinks "he'll be OK." Bernier has three goals and eight points in 40 games this season.
Steve Bernier pots OT game-winner for Devils | 11/30/2013 9:59 PM
NewsSteve Bernier potted the lone goal in the Devils' 1-0 overtime triumph over the Sabres on Saturday night.
ImpactIf you like offense, this game definitely wasn't for you as the two teams combined for 39 shots on goal. Bernier scored with 31 seconds left in overtime. Suffice to say, with just two goals and five points, Bernier is not a fantasy factor. Andy Greene and Adam Henrique had the assists.
Bernier finds the back of the net Thursday | 10/18/2013 10:00 AM
NewsSteve Bernier scored his first goal of the 2013-14 campaign.
The Bergen Record
ImpactBernier has been serving primarily as a bottom-six forward this season. He had eight goals and 15 points in 47 games in 2013.
Steve Bernier gets an assist Sunday | 04/08/2013 9:50 AM
NewsSteve Bernier registered an assist on Sunday.
The Bergen Record
ImpactBernier has eight goals and 13 points in 39 games this season. He also is in a three-way tie for the worst plus/minus rating on the team at minus-11.
Devils suffer three straight OTL | 04/01/2013 9:40 AM
NewsThe New Jersey Devils have lost three straight games in overtime.
New Jersey Online
Impact"It's better than no points, but in all those games we were ahead in the third period," Steve Bernier said. "So one thing we need to do is learn to how play with a lead and, obviously, try to play when there is less than a minute to play in a game." Just to clarify, in Monday's 3-2 shootout loss to Ottawa, the Devils never held the lead. However, they did concede last minute goals to Tampa Bay and Florida on Friday and Saturday respectively, which led to them losing both of those contests. The Devils currently hold the seventh seed and have a four-point edge over the ninth place New York Islanders.
Steve Bernier scores 1st goals since March 2 | 03/30/2013 10:48 PM
NewsSteve Bernier potted two goals in New Jersey's 3-2 overtime loss to Florida on Saturday night.
ImpactThe goal was his first since March 2, and he isn't much of a fantasy factor, with eight goals and 12 points on the season. Henrik Tallinder, Stephen Gionta, Ryan Carter and Andrei Loktionov had the assists.
Steve Bernier scores two big goals for NJ | 02/03/2013 6:50 PM
NewsSteve Bernier scored two goals as the New Jersey Devils took advantage of a late surge to beat the New York Islanders 3-0 on Sunday.
ImpactBernier had the game-winner and an insurance tally in the third period. Those represent his second and third of the season, with goals representing all of his offense so far in 2013. He's a marginal consideration at this point, but his first-round talent indicates it might not be too late for him to develop into a regular contributor some day.
|Points||32||2 times-last: 2008-09 (Van)|
|Penalty Minutes||64||2007-08 (SJ/Buf)|
|Power Play Goals||6||2006-07 (SJ)|
|Shorthanded Goals||1||2005-06 (SJ)|
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