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Avalanche interested in re-signing Jonathan Bernier

Avalanche interested in re-signing Jonathan Bernier
Published On: Tue, Jun 12
Mar 29, 2016; Sunrise, FL, USA; Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier (45) gives up a goal against Florida Panthers center Jonathan Huberdeau (not pictured) in the second period at BB&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Robert Mayer-USA TODAY Sports

As the mania from the Stanley Cup Finals recedes and Alexander Ovechkin continues on the worlda€™s greatest celebratory bender, the focus of the hockey calendar starts to shift to awards season, the NHL draft and, on July 1, the start of free agency.

The Colorado Avalanche has some players who could hit the open market, and so leta€™s give an update on where things stand, for players such as potential unrestricted free agents Jonathan Bernier and Blake Comeau. As of Monday, my sources paint the following scenarios for the two players:

Ia€™ve come to learn that there is interest from the Avalanche in re-signing Bernier. While neither the team nor Berniera€™s agent, Pat Brisson, would comment directly, my sources tell me there have been discussions between the two on a new contract for the veteran goalie.

Thata€™s significant, because very often in Avs history, when a player gets this close to July 1 and is a UFA, theya€™ve flown the coop. That the Avs are at least exploring a possible new deal with Berniera€™s agent is notable.

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