Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, May 29, 2007. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 21, 2011. Claimed on waivers by Tampa Bay from NY Islanders, February 23, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Carolina, July 19, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Orebro (Sweden), August 6, 2013.
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