GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 18: Phoenix Coyotes Goaltending Coach Sean Burke, Assistant Coach John Anderson, Head Coach Dave Tippett, Associate Coach Jim Playfair and Video Coach Steve Peters pose with Alice Cooper and his bobblehead before taking on the Dallas Stars at Jobing.com Arena on February 18, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/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