BOSTON, MA - NOVEMBER 07: Reilly Smith #18 of the Boston Bruins carries the puck up the ice against the Florida Panthers in the first period at TD Garden on November 7, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/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