NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 28: Goaltender Martin Brodeur #30 and Jay Pandolfo #20 of the New Jersey Devils stretch during warmups prior to the game against the Atlanta Thrashers at the Prudential Center on December 28, 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