DALLAS - SEPTEMBER 30: Center Steve Ott #29 of the Dallas Stars stretches before a game against the Colorado Avalanche at American Airlines Center on September 30, 2010 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/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