DALLAS, TX - JANUARY 2: Valeri Nichushkin #43 of the Dallas Stars falls to the ice as he tries to keep the puck away against P.K. Subban #76 of the Montreal Canadiens at the American Airlines Center on January 2, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Glenn James/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