DETROIT - APRIL 11: Tomas Holmstrom #96 of the Detroit Red Wings deflects a shot on Cristobal Huet #38 of the Chicago Blackhawks during a NHL game on April 11, 2009 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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