EDMONTON, CANADA - NOVEMBER 18: Members of the Edmonton Oilers and the Colorado Avalanche stand for the national anthems before a game at Rexall Place on November 18, 2009 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The Oilers beat the Avalanche 6-4. (Photo by Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images)
We think that Randy is a very good coach. Our players think that Randy is a very good coach. We think that he's going to get the most out of this group. With the addition of the two assistants, a bit of a different dynamic, we're very comfortable that this is a quality coaching staff that's going to maximize the potential of this team.
— Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis on head coach Randy Carlyle and his staff