COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 11: Former Columbus Blue Jackets player Marc Denis drops the puck for the ceremonial puck drop between Rick Nash #61 of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Dustin Brown #23 of the Los Angeles Kings prior to the start of the game on March 11, 2011 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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