WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 23: Mandy Flemmer, fiance of the Washington Capitals Karl Alzner, helps collect canned food for the Capital Area Food Bank before a NHL hockey game against the Winnipeg Jets on November 23, 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