OTTAWA, ON - OCTOBER 27: (L-R) Brian Murray, Jason Smith, Mark Reeds, Paul MacLean, Dave Cameron, Tim Pattyson, Rick Wamsley and Tim Murray of the Ottawa Senators pose for a photo on the ice holding signs stating who they 'stand up for' on Hockey Fights Cancer night prior to a game against the San Jose Sharks at Canadian Tire Centre on October 27, 2013 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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