Claimed by NY Rangers from Indianapolis (AHL) in Inter-League Draft, May 12, 1944. Traded to Tulsa (USHL) by Fort Worth (USHL) for Doug McMurdy, October 9, 1948. Traded to Buffalo (AHL) by Tulsa (USHL) for Len Haldorsen, September 8, 1949.
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