ANAHEIM, CA - DECEMBER 29: Fans of the Anaheim Ducks wish George Parros #16 of the Ducks a happy birthday prior to the game against the Minnesota Wild on December 29, 2009 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. (Photo by John Cordes/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