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SABRES ACQUIRE BERNIER AND FIRST-ROUND PICK IN EXCHANGE FOR CAMPBELL AND SEVENTH

Tuesday, 02.26.2008 / 12:36 PM / News
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SABRES ACQUIRE BERNIER AND FIRST-ROUND PICK IN EXCHANGE FOR CAMPBELL AND SEVENTH
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier announced today the team has acquired RW Steve Bernier and San Jose’s first-round pick in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, in exchange for D Brian Campbell and Buffalo’s seventh-round pick in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. Campbell was set to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of this season.
 
The 22-year-old Bernier (6-foot-2, 225 lbs.) has 23 points (13+10) and 62 PIMs in 59 games for the Sharks this season. For his career, Bernier has 81 points (42+39) in 160 games. Twelve of Bernier’s 42 career goals have been scored on the power play. Bernier has also scored seven points (1+6) in 22 playoff games with San Jose over the past two seasons.
 
Bernier, a native of Quebec City, QC, was San Jose’s first-round choice (16th overall) in the 2003 Entry Draft. He played junior hockey with Moncton of the QMJHL, where he scored 313 points (151-162) in 271 games over four seasons. He was named to the All-Rookie Team in 2002, and was a Second Team All-Star in 2003 and 2004.

Bernier will become just the second player (Ken Priestlay) to wear #56 in Sabres history.

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

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2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
C. Hodgson 72 20 24 -26 44
T. Ennis 80 21 22 -25 43
D. Stafford 70 16 18 -19 34
C. Ehrhoff 79 6 27 -27 33
C. Stewart 63 15 11 0 26
C. Conacher 79 7 19 1 26
T. Myers 62 9 13 -26 22
Z. Girgensons 70 8 14 -6 22
M. Foligno 74 7 12 -17 19
J. McBain 69 6 11 -13 17
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
M. Neuvirth 4 8 2 .921 2.78
J. Enroth 4 17 5 .911 2.82