DETROIT, MI - MARCH 10: Dave Baker (L) NHL Toronto-Director of off ice officials presents a watch to Ken McFadden for his 25 years of service before the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Detroit Red Wings game at Joe Louis Arena on March 10, 2013 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