ST. LOUIS - APRIL 9: Keith Tkachuk #7 of the St. Louis Blues laces up his skates before a game against the Anaheim Ducks on April 9, 2010 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Tkachuk is retiring after this season and tonight is his last home game. (Photo by Mark Buckner/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