TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 14: Ryan Malone #12 of the Tampa Bay Lightning heads to the ice for pre-game skate against the Florida Panthers at the St. Pete Times Forum on January 14, 2010 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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