DETROIT - NOVEMBER 3: Doug Janik #37 of the Detroit Red Wings anticipates the face-off during his first game of the season as a Detroit Red Wing against the Boston Bruins during a NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on November 3, 2009 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