SAN JOSE, CA - MARCH 11: Patric Hornqvist #27 of the Nashville Predators tries to sneak in behind Dan Boyle #22 and Evgeni Nabokov #20 of the San Jose Sharks during an NHL game on March 11, 2010 at HP Pavilion at San Jose in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don 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