TORONTO — Goaltender Jonathan Bernier, traded by the Kings to Toronto last summer for goalie Ben Scrivens, winger Matt Frattin and a second-round draft pick, appears to have found a home with the Maple Leafs.
Bernier, who is scheduled to start against the Kings on Wednesday at Air Canada Center, quickly earned his teammates’ respect and support.
“He’s been a great fit here. He’s a great goalie but he’s a better person,” Toronto defenseman Cody Franson said. “He’s a great fit in our room. He’s been a big piece of why we’ve had the success we’ve had.
“He’s played very well and we’re...