BUFFALO, NY - JANUARY 29: Patrick Kaleta #36 of the Buffalo Sabres draws the attention of young fans before their game against the Boston Bruins on January 29, 2010 at HSBC Arena in Buffalo, New York. USA Hockey encouraged fans to wear their favorite hockey sweaters as part of their celebration of the third annual Hockey Weekend Across America. (Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images)
Hopefully [Jonathan] has a year that pushes us, that is the organization, to speak to him next summer and looking for [a long-term contract]. Because the thought process is trying to get a goaltender, and hopefully it's Jonathan, to be the stabilizer for this franchise.
— Maple Leafs GM Lou Lamoriello on goaltender Jonathan Bernier