Maple Leafs trade Bernier to Ducks for conditional pick

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The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded goaltender Jonathan Bernier to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for a conditional pick in the 2017 draft.

In June, the teams also constructed a trade that sent goalie Frederik Andersen to the Leafs at the price of the 30th overall pick in this year's draft.

Bernier wasn't included in that deal because the Leafs were required to pay him a $2-million signing bonus on July 1, according to James Mirtle of The Globe and Mail.

With Andersen signed and declared the new starter in Toronto, Bernier was on the outside looking in after three seasons with the club.

After a strong first season in Toronto, Bernier, acquired from the Los Angeles Kings in 2013, struggled as the Leafs starter, often sharing the net with James Reimer.

The 27-year-old endured a trying campaign in 2015-16, one that saw him sent down to the AHL for a four-game conditioning stint.

All told, Bernier wraps up his stint in Toronto with a 59-68-17 record, posting a .915 save percentage with a 2.80 goals against average.

In Anaheim, he'll serve as a backup to John Gibson.

Maple Leafs trade Bernier to Ducks for conditional pick
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