NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 28: Alec Martinez #27 of the Los Angeles Kings skates in to check teammates Colin Fraser #24 and Drew Doughty #8 during warm ups against the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena on December 28, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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