Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, August 10, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, July 24, 2006. Traded to Anaheim by Vancouver for Colby Genoway, January 24, 2007. Traded to Tampa Bay by Anaheim for Doug O'Brien, February 27, 2007.
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