Dean Lombardi is scheduled to address the media in a conference call at the bottom of the hour; before that gets going, here are several notes and links on Matt Frattin and Ben Scrivens.
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Jonathan Bernier has been traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs for forward Matt Frattin, goaltender Ben Scrivens, and a second round draft pick in either 2014 or 2015. The year of the pick is Toronto's option. More to come.
UPDATE, 11:25 AM: The Kings will also receive $500,000 in the trade.
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After a week in which reports surfaced that referenced Jonathan Bernier in talks with Toronto, Philadelphia and Long Island, now Minnesota has been acknowledged in negotiations with the Los Angeles Kings. The Wild have been considering the option of trading for Bernier should they decide against re-... Full Story
2012-13: 14 games played, 9-3-1 record, 1.88 goals against average, .922 save percentage, 1 shutout
The good: Bernier performed quite well in spelling Jonathan Quick during the 2012-13 season as the 24-year-old allowed two goals or fewer in 10 of his 12 starts. Though the statisti... Full Story
Welcome to the west coast, John Tortorella?
Tortorella, who turns 55 on Monday, has been offered the Vancouver Canucks head coaching position and is reportedly en route to Vancouver. He spent the last five seasons with the New York Rangers and won the 2004 Stanley Cup with the Tampa Bay Lightning... Full Story
Darryl Sutter is on the mend after undergoing hernia surgery that was performed earlier this week by a robot controlled remotely by Dr. Daniel Marcus at Marina Del Rey Hospital.
The procedure, which uses a da Vinci robot, is an 11-year-old technology made available by Intuiti... Full Story
To LAKings Insiders:
Good evening! I recently returned from the Kings offices and wanted to share some site updates and a general summer calendar with you in addition to asking for some feedback in advance of the new LAKI site.
WHEN WILL THEN BE NOW? SOON.
For the next week I’ll continu... Full Story
In a GM rumblings piece by Pierre LeBrun and Scott Burnside of ESPN.com that was posted late Wednesday, Jonathan Bernier expressed his thoughts on an impending trade that will take him out of Los Angeles.
“I’m still part of the L.A. Kings and it’s been a great ride, but I feel really confident an... Full Story
It’s not exactly breaking news that Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Bernier will be traded soon. The 25-year-old restricted free agent has a goals against average of 2.36 and a save percentage of .912 in 62 career games and posted a 9-3-1 record with a 1.88 GAA and .922 Sv% in quality minutes ... Full Story
Shifty 5-foot-8 forward Brandon Kozun re-signed with the Los Angeles Kings for one year, the team announced Wednesday.
Kozun, a right wing, reached the 20-goal plateau for the third consecutive year with the Manchester Monarchs and posted a career-high 56 points (26-30=56) over 74 games in 2012-1... Full Story