CALGARY, CANADA - DECEMBER 20: Miikka Kiprusoff #34 of the Calgary Flames makes the stop on Nick Johnson #25 of the Minnesota Wild in first period NHL action on December 20, 2011 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Mike Ridewood/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