DETROIT, MI - APRIL 01: Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings looks back on a goal scored by Tomas Fleischmann #14 (not pictured) of the Florida Panthers during an NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on April 1, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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