ST. PAUL, MN - MARCH 31: Willie Mitchell #33 of the Los Angeles Kings and Mikko Koivu #9 of the Minnesota Wild battle for control of the puck during the game at the Xcel Energy Center on March 31, 2012 in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/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