BUFFALO, NY - FEBRUARY 26: Mike Modano #90 of the Detroit Red Wings is welcomed by fans as he returns to action for a game against the Buffalo Sabres at HSBC Arena on February 26, 2011 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bill Wippert/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