In the 165th day of his tenure, Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis moved boldly to address the key position on his hockey club.
In acquiring 24-year-old Jonathan Bernier, Nonis moved a player with 30-goal potential in Matt Frattin, backup Ben Scrivens and a second-round draft choice for the player he hopes will be the club’s number goalie for the next decade.
Nonis, of course, wouldn’t and shouldn’t say that.
Bernier is, he said, destined to be locked in a battle with 25-year-old incumbent James Reimer for the number one job.
“Nothing is guaranteed to ...