Missed majority of 1990-91 due to neck injury vs. Sudbury (OHL), December 4, 1990. Awarded to Dallas from Toronto with Peter Zezel as compensation for Toronto's signing of free agent Mike Craig, August 10, 1994. Traded to Columbus by Dallas for Columbus' 2nd round choice (Loui Eriksson) in 2003 Entry Draft, August 29, 2001. Traded to New Jersey by Columbus for New Jersey's 4th round choice (later traded to Carolina later traded to Calgary Calgary selected Kristopher Hogg) in 2004 Entry Draft, March 10, 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