Signed as a free agent by Montreal, September 20, 1982. Claimed by St. Louis from Montreal in Waiver Draft, October 3, 1983. Claimed by Washington from St. Louis in Waiver Draft, October 7, 1985. Traded to Pittsburgh by Washington for cash, October 8, 1986. Signed as a free agent by Winnipeg, July, 1987.
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