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Steve Bernier
Steve Bernier
Right Wing
Number: 56
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 220
Shoots: Right
Born: Mar 31, 1985
Birthplace: Quebec City, QC, Canada
Acquired: Acquired on Feb. 26, 2008 along with San Jose's 2008 first-round draft pick in exchange for Brian Campbell and Buffalo's seventh-round selection in 2008
Drafted: SJS / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (16th overall)
2006-07: Set a career high for goals in a season with his tally on April 4 at Anaheim. 24th among the League forwards with hits (131). Scored the game-winning goal and registered a game high eight hits vs. Edmonton on March 11. His assist at Minnesota on March 6 surpassed his carer high point total. Returned to the lineup at Washington on Feb. 21. Recalled from Worcester (AHL) on Feb. 20. Suffered broken toe on Jan. 14 vs. Portland. Reassigned to Worcester (AHL) on Jan. 2. Recorded at least one point in five consecutive games (3-4=7) Nov. 9-18, tying his career high. Registered at least one point in eight out of the first 11 games (3-7=10). Scored the game-winning goal at Calgary on Oct.9. Posted assists on both San Jose goals vs. the New York Islanders on Oct. 7. Playoffs:Earned only one assist of the post season on April 20 at NSH in WCQF Game 5.

2005-06: Finished second among team rookies in points and goals (14-13=27)...18.7 percent shooting percentage led all Sharks with 30-plus games played... Recorded 21 points (13-8=21) in the last 23 games of the regular season Earned first career fighting major against Nashville's Brendan Witt on March 11 in San Jose Recorded his first career multi-point game (2-1=3) against Edmonton on March 9Recalled from Cleveland (AHL) on Feb. 26Reassigned to Cleveland on Feb. 13 Registered first career NHL assist on Feb. 2 against MinnesotaPosted 43 points (20-23=43) in 49 games with ClevelandReassigned to Cleveland on Nov. 20 Scored his first career NHL goal/point against Dallas on Nov. 12Recalled from Cleveland on Nov. 4 and made his NHL debut at Anaheim on Nov. 4Playoffs: Registered one assist in three consecutive games (0-3=3) from May 7-10...Among NHL rookies, was T-6th in points (1-5=6), T-3rd in assists and T-2nd in plus/minus (plus-4)...Registered two primary assists (0-2=2), including on Marleau's game-winner, in Game Four of the WCQF vs. Nashville on April 27...Registered his first career playoff point with the game-winning goal in Game Three of the WCQF vs. Nashville on April 25.

2004-05: Invited to 2004 Canada's National Junior Team Development Camp Led team and finished regular season ranked 23rd in CHL in points (71)Finished first on team in G, A, PTS, GWG and PPG Named to Team QMJHL in the ADT Canada-Russia Challenge.

2003-04: Finished T-12th with fellow Sharks prospect Josh Hennessy in QMJHL scoring with 82 points, tenth in goals (36), 17th in assists (46), fifth in plus/minus (+39). . . ranked first on team in goals, second in scoring, second in assists. . . Ranked in the top 10 of the OMJHL CHL Prospects Hockey inaugural Top 35 poll. . . Participated in the final selection process for Team CanadaAs National Jr. Team. . .Posted a career-high four goals, 1 assist on Nov. 14 vs. Chicoutimi - tied for the most goals and points in one QMJHL game in 2003-04. . . Playoffs: Tied for sixth in QMJHL in scoring (17 points), T-seventh in goals (10), T-11th in assists (17), T-second in GWG (2). . . first on team in points, T-second in goals, T-first in assists, T-second in GWG (2).

2002-03: Ranked 1st on team in goals (49) and points (49-52=101, T-9th in League). . .2nd on team in assists (52). . .Named to CHLos Second All-Star Team, marking the first time a Moncton player was named to a CHL All-Star team. . .Captured Gold Medal with Team Canada at the World Under-18 Championships in Russia and ranked 2nd on the team in goals (4) and points (4-4=8) in 7 tournament games.

2001-02: T-1st on team in goals (31) in 66 games during rookie QMJHL season. . . 3rd on team in points (31-28=59). . .4th on team in assists (28).

Drafted by San Jose in the 1st Round (16th overall) of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
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