GLENDALE, AZ - APRIL 04: Valtteri Filppula #51 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates with teammates on the bench after scoring a first period power play goal against the Phoenix Coyotes during the NHL game at Jobing.com Arena on April 4, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/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