Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 2, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Rockford (AHL), August 3, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Gwinnett (ECHL), August 17, 2010. Signed to a PTO (professional tryout) contract by Peoria (AHL), November 12, 2010.
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