Goaltender Cam Ward of the Carolina Hurricanes makes a save against the Nashville Predators on November 23, 2008 at RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/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