CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 03: Tomas Kopecky #82 of the Chicago Blackhawks tries to steal the puck from Tom Gilbert #77 of the Edmonton Oilers as Dean Arsene #8 of the Oilers waits on the side during the game on March 03, 2010 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/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