Claimed by Los Angeles from Montreal in Expansion Draft, June 6, 1967. Traded to Toronto (Phoenix-WHL) by Los Angeles for Gary Marsh, February, 1970. Suspended for remainder of 1969-70 season by Toronto for refusing to report to Phoenix (WHL), February, 1970.
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