WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 11: Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins stretches during warm-ups of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals on January 11, 2012 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