WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 03: Dmitry Orlov #81 of the Washington Capitals and Nathan Gerbe #14 of the Carolina Hurricanes go after the puck during the first period at Verizon Center on December 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/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