NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 18: Patric Hornqvist #27 and Pekka Rinne #35 of the Nashville Predators workout before the team faces the Los Angeles Kings during an NHL game on December 18, 2010 at 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