WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 06: Eric Staal #12 of the Carolina Hurricanes brings the puck around the net against Dmitry Orlov #81 of the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center on March 6, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/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