SAULT STE MARIE, Ont. - Dylan Strome scored the eventual winner 11:53 into the second period as the Erie Otters took Game 1 of their second round Ontario Hockey League playoff series 3-1 over the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds on Wednesday.
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