Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, July 13, 1992. Traded to Ottawa by Tampa Bay with Tampa Bay's 2nd round choice (later traded to Philadelphia later traded back to Tampa Bay later traded to Dallas Dallas selected Tobias Stephan) in 2002 Entry Draft for Andreas Johansson, June 29, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 6, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Basel (Swiss-2), August 23, 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