DETROIT - NOVEMBER 13: Newest member of the Hockey Hall of Fame Dino Ciccarelli drops the opening puck with Nicklas Lidstrom #5 of the Detroit Red Wings and Paul Stastny #26 of the Colorado Avalanche during an NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on November 13, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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