VANCOUVER, CANADA - MARCH 1: Kris Russell #10 of the Columbus Blue Jackets and teammate Jakub Voracek #93 of the Columbus Blue Jackets warm up prior to their game against the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Arena on March 1, 2011 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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