ATLANTA - APRIL 1: Colby Armstrong #20 of the Atlanta Thrashers battles for the puck against Jaroslav Spacek #6 of the Buffalo Sabres at Philips Arena on April 1, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/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