NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 07: Dana Tyrell #42 of the Tampa Bay Lightning plays the puck in the first period against Stefan Matteau #15 and Marek Zidlicky #2 of the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on February 7, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/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