WINNIPEG, MB - JANUARY 11: Andrew Ladd #16 of the Winnipeg Jets and goaltender Curtis McElhinney #31 of the Columbus Blue Jackets take part in the pre-game warm up prior to NHL action at the MTS Centre on January 11, 2014 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Lance Thomson/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