WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 18: Tomas Vokoun #29 of the Washington Capitals and Jacob Markstrom #25 of the Florida Panthers warm up before the game at the Verizon Center on October 18, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/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