BUFFALO, NY - MARCH 29: Matt D'Agostini #27 of the Buffalo Sabres celebrates his first period goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning with teammate Marcus Foligno #82 on March 29, 2014 at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bill Wippert/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