WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 8: Loui Eriksson #21 of the Dallas Stars stretches during pre-game of a NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals on November 8, 2011 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/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