Signed as a free agent by Chicago, October 1, 1951. Traded to Toronto (Winnipeg-WHL) by Chicago (Calgary-WHL) for George Ford and Murray Wilkie, January, 1958. Rights transferred to Toronto after NHL club purchased Spokane (WHL) franchise, June 4, 1963. Transferred to Phoenix (WHL) after Victoria (WHL) franchise relocated, August, 1967. Traded to Toronto by Phoenix (WHL) for Walt McKechnie, October 15, 1967.
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