Bernier does a lot of things well, but Sedins need more
Is it time to find a new triplet for the Sedins? -- Steve Bernier does a lot of things well.
Is it time to find a new triplet for the Sedins?
Steve Bernier does a lot of things well.
The right-winger is a big body who gets to the net to set screens and he's not afraid to throw his weight around.
However, he hasn't shown the type of finish needed at even strength to complement the cycle game of Henrik and Daniel Sedin -- especially when cross-ice passes come out of the corner.
Perhaps it's time to give Kyle Wellwood an even-strength shot at being the finisher for the twins. Jason Krog, who plays the power play with the Sedins, was spotted playing with them at even strength in the third period. So was Taylor Pyatt.
Bernier had a chance to score Tuesday, but couldn't handle a neat return pass from Henrik in the slot.
He also failed to corral a long lead pass with the Bruins on a line change that would have resulted in a 2-0 break. Bernier finished with just one shot.
It's part of the reason Daniel has just one assist in his last seven games and Henrik two points in his last seven.
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