Dustin Byfuglien and Colin Fraser of the Chicago Blackhawks and Jakub Voracek and Andrew Murray of the Columbus Blue Jackets all go after the puck on December 14, 2008 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/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