|BIRTHPLACE:||Laval, QC, CAN|
|DRAFTED:||LAK: 2006-11 overall|
|2009-10: 3-0-0 with 1.30 GAA, .957 spct and one shutout in three appearances with the Kings…Earned first career NHL assist April 1, 2010 vs. Vancouver (27 saves, 8-3 win)…First career NHL shutout March 30, 2010 at Nashville (34 saves, 2-0 win)…Youngest Kings goaltender to record shutout (21 years, 235 days)…29 saves and stopped all six shootout attempts (first career NHL shootout) March 12, 2010 at Dallas (2-1 win)…Recalled from Manchester (AHL) twice during season…30-21-6 with 2.03 GAA, .936 spct and nine shutouts in 57 regular season appearances with Manchester…Among AHL goaltenders he ranked: first in save percentage, first in shutouts, first in saves, second in goals-against average, third in wins and third in minutes…Named AHL's Goaltender of the Year (Aldege "Baz" Bastien Memorial Award and AHL First-Team All-Star…Starting goaltender for Team Canada at 2010 Time Warner Cable AHL All-Star Classic…Named Reebok/AHL Player of the Week Jan. 31, 2010...Named Reebok/AHL Goaltender of the Month for October 2009…10-6 with 1.81 GAA, .939 spct and three shutouts in 16 playoff appearances with Manchester, helping the Monarchs advance to the AHL's Eastern Conference Finals…Among AHL goaltenders he ranked: first in goals-against average, first in save percentage, first in shutouts, first in saves, second in wins and second in minutes.
2008-09: 23-24-4 with 2.40 GAA, .914 spct and five shutouts in 54 appearances with Manchester…Among AHL rookie goaltenders he ranked: first in shutouts (tied for third overall), first with six shootout wins (tied for third overall), fifth in wins, fifth in goals-against average (ninth overall) and seventh in save percentage…Named Reebok/AHL Goaltender of the Month for March 2009…Six-game win streak Feb. 28 to March 8, 2009…Allowed only four goals in five-game span Feb. 28 to March 7, 2009…Two four-game win streaks (Nov. 14 to Nov. 21, 2008 and Dec. 26 to Dec. 31, 2008)…Recalled by Kings Jan. 18, 2009 and suited up for two games, but didn't play.
2007-08: 1-3-0 with 4.03 GAA and .864 spct in four appearances with Kings…Won NHL debut Sept. 29, 2007 vs. Anaheim – in London (26 saves, 4-1 win)…At the time was the 11th youngest player (second youngest goaltender) to appear in game for Kings…Youngest Kings goaltender to win in NHL debut…18-12-3 with 2.73 GAA and .908 spct in 34 regular season appearances with Lewiston (QMJHL)…Among QMJHL goaltenders he ranked: second in goals-against average and fifth in save percentage…2-4 with 2.93 GAA and .918 spct in six playoff games with Lewiston…Assigned to Manchester April 3, 2008 and appeared in three playoff games for the Monarchs (0-3 with 2.76 GAA and .908 spct).
2006-07: 26-10-0 with 2.58 GAA, .905 spct and two shutouts in 37 regular season appearances with Lewiston…Among QMJHL goaltenders he ranked: second in goals-against average, fourth in save percentage and ninth in wins…Named QMJHL Defensive Player of the Month for November 2006…16-1 with 2.34 GAA, .919 spct and one shutout in 17 playoff games with Lewiston, helping the MAINEiacs capture the QMJHL Championship and bid in Memorial Cup…Named QMJHL Playoff Most Valuable Player (Guy Lafleur Trophy)…1-3 with 2.07 GAA and .940 spct in four Memorial Cup games.
2005-06: 27-26-0 with 2.70 GAA, .908 spct and two shutouts in 54 regular season appearances with Lewiston…Among QMJHL goaltenders he ranked: third in minutes, fifth in goals-against average, tied for fifth in save percentage, tied for sixth in wins and seventh in appearances…Played in CHL Top Prospects Game…2-4 with 2.84 GAA, .914 spct and one shutout in six playoff games with Lewiston.
2004-05: 7-12-3 with 2.97 GAA and .900 spct in 23 regular season games with Lewiston…Allowed first QMJHL goal to his brother Marc-Andre Sept. 24, 2004…Appeared in one playoff game with Lewiston, stopping all nine shots in 20 minutes of play.
LAST AMATEUR CLUB: Lewiston, QMJHL…QMJHL Playoff Most Valuable Player (Guy Lafleur Trophy) and QMJHL Second-Team All-Star in 2006-07…Played in CHL Top Prospects Game in 2005-06.
INTERNATIONAL PLAY: Earned gold medal for Team Canada at the 2008 World Junior Championships (2 GP, 1-1-0, 2.00 GAA, .947 spct, 1 shutout) – one of four Kings to play for the team (Drew Doughty, Thomas Hickey and Wayne Simmonds)…Represented Canada at 2006 World U18 Championships and 2007 Super Series (best junior players from Canada and Russia competing)…Represented QMJHL in Canada-Russia Challenge in 2006…Represented Team Canada Quebec at 2004 World U17 Hockey Challenge.
PERSONAL: While with Lewiston in 2007-08, he launched "Bernier's Saves to Remember" – made $8 donation to Maine Alzheimer's Association for every save ($6,164 total donated)…Shares same birthday with Sidney Crosby…Younger brother of Marc-Andre Bernier (Vancouver's second-round selection – 60th overall – in 2003 NHL Entry Draft)…Second goaltender selected by Kings in first round of NHL Entry Draft (Jamie Storr was seventh overall selection in 1994).