NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 02: Nicklas Bergfors #18 of the New Jersey Devils and Shane O'Brien #55 of the Vancouver Canucks battle for possesion on a loose puck in front of the net during their game at the Prudential Center on December 2, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/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