BUFFALO, NY - APRIL 26: Kevin Porter #12, Marcus Foligno #82 and Mike Weber #6 of the Buffalo Sabres get ready to take the ice against the New York Islanders on April 26, 2013 at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bill Wippert/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