BOSTON - NOVEMBER 18: Shawn Thornton #22 of the Boston Bruins and Darcy Hordichuk #16 of the Florida Panther exchange punches on November 18, 2010 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/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