COLUMBUS, OH - SEPTEMBER 20: Samuel Pahlsson #26 and Marc Methot #3 of the Columbus Blue Jackets watch a video tribute to NHL players who were lost as a result of a plane crash in Russia before a game against the Winnipeg Jets on September 9, 2011 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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