LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 17: Mike Richards #10 of the Los Angeles Kings high fives a fan before a game against the Edmonton Oilers at STAPLES Center on December 17, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/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