Played 7 games for Montreal Juniors (QMJHL) in 1976-77 with totals of 1 goal, 1 assist and 0 penalty minutes. Worked as a professional weight lifter and body builder from 1977 to 1983. Signed as a free agent by Montreal, March 15, 1984. Traded to St. Louis by Montreal for cash, September 30, 1985.
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