OTTAWA - OCTOBER 26: Daniel Alfredsson #11 of the Ottawa Senators presents teammate Sergei Gonchar #55 with a silver stick to honour his 1000th career NHL game in a ceremony with the Gonchar family before playing against the Phoenix Coyotes at Scotiabank Place on October 26, 2010 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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