AHL Second All-Star Team (1996)
Missed majority of 1999-2000 due to esophagus injury vs. Philadelphia, October 30, 1999. Traded to Minnesota by New Jersey for Chris Terreri and Minnesota's 9th round choice (later traded to Tampa Bay Tampa Bay selected Thomas Ziegler) in 2000 Entry Draft, June 23, 2000. Missed majority of 2001-02 due to ankle injury vs. San Jose, October 16, 2001. Traded to Nashville by Minnesota with Sergei Zholtok for Buffalo's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Minnesota selected Clayton Stoner) in 2004 Entry Draft and Nashville's 4th round choice (Patrick Bordeleau) in 2004 Entry Draft, March 5, 2004.
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