Brian Rolston of the New Jersey Devils celebrates his 1000th NHL game prior to a game against the Montreal Canadiens on January 21, 2009 at The Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey (Photo by Al Bello/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