Bernier opens up about trade request and playing in Germany

With Anze Kopitar already playing in Sweden and Alec Martinez recently joining TPS Turku in Finland, goalie Jonathan Bernier became the third member of the LA Kings to head overseas when he agreed to a deal with Heilbronner Falken of Germany’s Tier II league last week.
“I tried to go to Switzerland first, but there are [...]

Updates from Europe – Friday’s games with Kopitar, Martinez and Bernier

It’s been a busy day so far and here’s what happened in Europe over the last few hours with a few of the LA Kings players…
- Kopitar in Sweden: Mora IK defeated Troja 4-2, with the first goal of the game coming off the stick of Anze Kopitar. Younger brother Gasper was on the ice at the time, [...]

Bernier on Germany – ‘I’m not good enough for the first league’

Here’s the video from Jonathan Bernier’s ‘Welcome to Germany’ press conference held yesterday.
Although it looks more like he’s joined a NASCAR race team based on their snappy uniforms – or is about to enter a beer drinking contest, given all the bottles on the table in front of him – he’s actually signed on to play [...]