NASHVILLE, TN - JANUARY 05: Loui Eriksson#21 of the Dallas Stars flips the puck past Craig Smith #15 of the Nashville Predators at the Bridgestone Arena on January 5, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/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