NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 1: Dan Ellis #39 of the Nashville Predators talks with Ty Conklin #29 of the St. Louis Blues during warm-ups on April 1, 2010 at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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