BUFFALO, NY - NOVEMBER 20: Pavel Kubina #13 of the Tampa Bay Lightning falls into Rob Niedermayer #20 of the Buffalo Sabres at HSBC Arena on November 20, 2010 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/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