LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 8: Dustin Brown #23 of the Los Angeles Kings leaves the ice after warming up prior to the game against the Nashville Predators at Staples Center on November 8, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/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