Transferred to New Jersey by Detroit with Dave Barr as compensation for Detroit's signing of free agent Troy Crowder, September 9, 1991. Traded to Dallas by New Jersey with Jason Arnott and New Jersey's 1st round choice (later traded to Columbus later traded to Buffalo Buffalo selected Dan Paille) in 2002 Entry Draft for Joe Nieuwendyk and Jamie Langenbrunner, March 19, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Montreal, July 4, 2002. Officially announced retirement, September 13, 2003.
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