Jonathan Bernier (G)
2008-09 Season: Posted a 23-24-4 record with a 2.40 goals-against-average and .914 save percentage in 54 appearances with Manchesterâ€¦Ranked first among AHL rookie goaltenders with five shutouts (tied for third overall) and six shootout wins (tied for third overall)â€¦His 23 wins was fifth among rookies, while his .914 save percentage was seventh among freshman netmindersâ€¦His 2.40 goals-against-average was fifth among rookies (ninth overall)â€¦Named AHL Goaltender of the Month for March 2009 after posting a 6-5-1 record with a 1.97 goals-against-average, .927 save percentage and two shutouts in 12 gamesâ€¦Won six straight games, February 28 to March 8, 2009â€¦Allowed only four goals in a five-game span February 28 to March 7, 2009â€¦Had two four-game win streaks (November 14-21, 2008 and December 26-31, 2008)â€¦Called up by the Kings on January 18, 2009 and suited up for two games, but didnâ€™t play.
Career Highlights: Made his professional debut in London with the Los Angeles Kings against the Anaheim Ducks on September 29, 2007â€¦Stopped 26-of-27 shots in his debut for his first NHL victoryâ€¦Collected a 1-3 record, a 4.03 goals-against-average and a .864 save percentage in four games with the Kingsâ€¦Spent a majority of the 2007-08 season with the Lewiston MAINEiacs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League...Finished the season with an 18-12-3 record, a 2.73 goals-against-average and a .908 save percentage in 48 games with Lewistonâ€¦Joined the Monarchs at the end of the season for three regular season games and three playoff gamesâ€¦Posted a 1-1-1 regular season record with a 2.73 goals-against-average and a .936 save percentageâ€¦Lost all three playoff games he appeared in with 89 saves, a 2.76 goals-against-average and a .908 save percentage...Posted a record of 26-10-3, two shutouts, a goals-against-average of 2.58 and a save percentage of .905 in 37 regular season games with Lewiston during the 2006-07 seasonâ€¦Finished second in the league in goals-against-average (2.58), fourth in save percentage (.905) and ninth in wins (26)â€¦Named the QMJHLâ€™s Defensive Player of the Month for November in 2006 after going 9-1 with one shutout, a 2.47 goals-against-average and a .912 save percentageâ€¦Was a member of the QMJHL team at the 2006 ADT Canada-Russia Challengeâ€¦Won the Guy Lafleur Trophy as the Most Valuable Player of the QMJHL 2007 playoffs after posting a record of 16-1, one shutout, a goals-against-average of 2.34 and a save percentage of .919 in 17 playoff gamesâ€¦Led Lewiston to the QMJHL post-season title and to the Memorial Cup tournament in Vancouverâ€¦Finished with a record of 1-3, a goals-against-average of 2.07 and a save percentage of .940 in four Memorial Cup tournament gamesâ€¦Played in 54 regular season games with Lewiston and had a 27-26-0 record, two shutouts, a 2.70 goals-against-average and a .908 save percentage during the 2005-06 seasonâ€¦Also had a 2-4 record, a 2.84 goals-against-average and a .914 save percentage in six playoffs games in 2006â€¦Was selected to play in the 2006 Canadian Hockey League (CHL) Top Prospects Game in Ottawaâ€¦A member of Team Quebec for the 2004 Under-17 World Hockey Challenge.
International: Earned a gold medal for Team Canada at the 2008 World Junior Championships (2 GP, 1-1-0, 2.00 GAA, .947 S%, 1 SO)â€¦Was invited to Canadaâ€™s selection camp prior to the 2007 World Junior Championshipsâ€¦Represented his native Canada at the Under-18 World Junior Championships in 2006.
Transactions: Selected by the Kings in the first-round (11th overall) in the 2006 NHL Entry Draftâ€¦Signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Kings on October 13, 2006.