NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 3: Patric Hornqvist #27 of the Nashville Predators battles for a loose puck against goalie Niklas Backstrom #32 of the Minnesota Wild during an NHL game at the Bridgestone Arena on April 3, 2012 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