DETROIT - MAY 14: Jonas Hiller #1 of the Anaheim Ducks makes a save as Dan Cleary #11 of the Detroit Red Wings looks on from the corner during Game Seven of the Western Conference Semifinal Round of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 14, 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