Jonathan Bernier swept away the past couple of seasons as smoothly as he deflects pucks when he talked about returning to Southern California.
It’s a fresh outlook for Bernier, who filled a major off-season need for the Ducks as backup goalie when they acquired him Friday from the Toronto Maple Leafs for a 2017 conditional draft pick.
“I think it’s going to be a great fit for me, and obviously a new chapter,” Bernier said.
Bernier will back up John Gibson, who was given the No.1 role when the Ducks traded Frederik Andersen to Toronto last month. Bernier said he had “no idea” he was going to get traded,...