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Steve Bernier
Steve Bernier
Right Wing
Number: 18
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 220
Shoots: Right
Born: Mar 31, 1985
Birthplace: Quebec City, QC, Canada
Drafted: SJS / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (16th overall)
2012-13: Appeared in 47 of 48 games; was a healthy “scratch” Apr. 25 vs. Pittsburgh...Finished with 8g-7a-15pts overall; eight goals were his most since 2009- 10 (11)...Posted career-high 2g (tie) twice: Mar. 30 at Florida and Feb. 3 at NY Islanders...Notched first game-winning goal in a Devils’ sweater during Feb. 3 contest...Recorded assists/points in back-to-back games Apr. 7-10 (2a)...Unsuccessful on first career penalty shot attempt Feb. 23 at Washington (vs. B. Holtby)...2011-12: Split campaign between Albany, AHL (17 games) and New Jersey (32)...NHL totals showed 1g-5a-6pts and career-high plus-six mark...Appeared in his 400th career NHL game Mar. 1 at Boston...Recorded first goal in an NHL Devils’ sweater Feb. 11 vs. Florida, against current teammate S. Clemmensen...Posted points in back-to-back games Feb. 4-5 (2a), including first NHL point of season with assist Feb. 4 at Philadelphia...Played in season-high 20 straight games through Mar. 10 after making his New Jersey debut Jan. 31 vs. NY Rangers...Recalled from Albany/signed two-way contract Jan. 30...AHL totals showed 3g-3a-6pts and eight penalty minutes...Stats included two-game goal- scoring streak Nov. 13-19 (2g), as well as 1g-1a-2pts Nov. 2 vs. Binghamton...Missed 18 contests Dec. 9-Jan. 21 with broken thumb suffered Dec. 4 vs. Rochester...Saw action in 15 straight games Oct. 28-Dec. 4; signed AHL free-agent contract Oct. 27 after attending Devils’ training camp on a tryout basis...Appeared in career- high 24 post-season contests; notched career-high seven points, while matching career high with five assists...Re-signed with club June 29, 2012...2010-11: Saw action in 68 games during lone season in Florida/first season under P. DeBoer; recorded 5g-10a-15pts...Totals showed two multiple-point games, including season-high 2g-1a-3pts Dec. 1 at Anaheim...Recorded points in back-to-back games twice: Feb. 2-4 (2a) and Dec. 1-2 (2g-2a-4pts)...Notched game-deciding goal/first career shootout tally in only attempt of season Feb. 25 at Atlanta...Missed 8 games Nov. 13-27 with fractured orbital bone and 2 games due to shoulder injury...2009-10: Played in 59 games during second/final season with Vancouver; recorded 11g-11a-22pts...Totaled season-high 2g/pts Nov. 14 at Colorado and season-high 4-game point-scoring streak Oct. 5-16 (1g-3a-4pts)...Played in his 300th career NHL contest Jan. 7 vs. Phoenix...Missed 23 games due to injury/illness, including 21 games with groin injury and two matches with the flu...Added 4g-1a- 5pts in 12 post-season games...2008-09: Saw action in career-high 81 games during first season with Vancouver...Notched career-high 17a, 4 GWG (tie, ’06-07) and 137 shots on goal...Recorded four multiple-point games, including 2g-1a-3pts in second period Jan. 7 at Edmonton (goals 0:12 apart)...Also posted 2g Dec. 7 at Colorado and Oct. 31 at Anaheim...Stats included points in back-to-back games four times, most recently Jan. 4-7 (2g-2a-4pts)...Added 2g-2a-4pts while appearing in ten post-season contests; both goals were GWG...2007-08: Began campaign with San Jose; traded to Buffalo Feb. 26...Set career high with 16g; matched career high with 16a (since surpassed) and 32pts (since tied)...Recorded six multiple-point outings, including two career-high (tie) three-point games: 2g-1a in Sabres’ debut Feb. 27 vs. Nashville and 1g-2a Dec. 29 at Nashville...Also recorded 2g Dec. 11 vs. Minnesota...Recorded points in six of 7 games Dec. 28-Jan. 12 (3g-5a-8pts), including two season-high 3-game point streaks...Missed 2 games Mar. 8- 10 due to groin injury...2006-07: Began season on San Jose roster; saw action in all 39 games through Jan. 2 assignment to Worcester (AHL)...Recorded 3g-4a-7pts in 10 games with AHL Sharks until Feb. 20 recall...Closed out regular-season schedule by playing in all 23 games...Set then-career highs across the board with 15g/16a/31pts; totals included six 2pt efforts and season-high 5-game point-scoring stretch Nov. 9-18 (3g-4a- 7pts)...American Hockey League totals included season-high 3-game point-scoring streak Jan. 7-14 (2g-2a- 4pts), with season-high 1g-1a-2pts Jan. 14 at Portland...2005-06: Split first pro season between San Jose and Cleveland (AHL); assigned to/recalled from AHL on two occasions...Appeared in 39 NHL games, including 34 straight to close out regular-season schedule...Posted five multiple-point games, including season-high 2g-1a- 3pts Mar. 9 vs. Edmonton...Also notched 2g Mar. 16 vs. St. Louis/Mar. 21 at St. Louis...Recorded season-high 5- game point-scoring streak Mar. 26-Apr. 3 (3g-3a-6pts)...AHL totals showed season-high 8-game point-scoring streak Dec. 22-Jan. 8 (6g-8a-14pts)...Also had 7-game point-scoring streak through Oct. 27 (4g-5a-9pts), which began with pro debut Oct. 8 vs. Rochester...Posted two AHL season-high 2g-1a-3pt outings: Jan. 7 vs. Peoria and Dec. 27 vs. San Antonio...Recorded first career NHL playoff point with GW tally Apr. 25 vs. Nashville... OTHER: Played four seasons of junior hockey, 2001-02 through 2004-05, with Moncton (QMJHL)...In 2004-05, led Wildcats with 35g, 36a and 71pts; finished first on club with 6g, 13a and 19pts in playoffs...Named to 2003-04 QMJHL Second All-Star Team, leading squad with 36g, while finishing tied for first with 17pts en-route to QMJHL Finals...In 2002-03, named to CHL Second All-Star Team and league’s Second All-Star Team, while finishing first on Cats with 49g/101pts...Won Gold Medal with Team Canada at the 2003 under-18 World Championships... Named to 2001-02 QMJHL All-Rookie Team; led club with 31g.