NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 15: Niklas Kronwall #55 of the Detroit Red Wings battles against Patric Hornqvist #27 of the Nashville Predators during an NHL game at the Bridgestone Arena on December 15, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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