Former Leaf and Veteran Goalie Announces Retirement

Published August 21, 2023 at 12:26

A longtime NHL Goalie is hanging up the pads

Former Leafs Goaltender Has Retired From The NHL

Goalie Jonathan Bernier has announced his retirement on Instagram after 14 NHL seasons.

Bernier, 35, played 5 seasons for the Los Angeles Kings, backing up star Goalie Jonathan Quick, including in the Kings Stanley Cup winning 2011-12 season. He then got traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs and was one of the NHL's most consistent goaltenders, never having a SV% under .900 after his rookie season.

After 3 years in Toronto, Bernier moved on to the Anaheim Ducks, Colorado Avalanche, Detroit Red Wings & New Jersey Devils, last playing in 2021-22 for New Jersey, having a 4-4-1 record with a 3.06GAA and a .902SV%.

Bernier, a 14-season veteran, was drafted 11th Overall by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. He first debuted in the NHL in 2007, at the age of 19. Bernier has a career record of 165-63-40.
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Former Leaf and Veteran Goalie Announces Retirement

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