OTTAWA - OCTOBER 8: Derek Roy #9 of the Buffalo Sabres celebrates his first-period power-play goal against the Ottawa Senators with teammates Craig Rivet #52, Tyler Ennis #63, Drew Stafford #21 and Andrej Sekera #44 at Scotiabank Place on October 8, 2010 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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