DENVER - NOVEMBER 27: Paul Stastny #26 of the Colorado Avalanche takes to the ice for the pre-game skate to face off against the Minnesota Wild as young Avalanche fans watch from the bench at the Pepsi Center on November 27, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Michael Martin/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