Missed entire 1999-2000, 2000-01 and 2001-02 due to back injury in training camp, September 28, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Atlanta, August 8, 2005. Signed as a free agent by SaiPa Lappeenranta (Finland), October 18, 2009.
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