WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 10: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals warms up before an NHL game against the New York Rangers at Verizon Center on March 10, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/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