TORONTO, ON - NOVEMBER 21: James van Riemsdyk #21 of the Toronto Maple Leafs looks to shoot as Marek Mazanec #39 of the Nashville Predators defends the goal during NHL game action November 21, 2013 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Graig Abel/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