2013-14: signed an American Hockey League contract with the Phantoms this past summer... came to the Flyers organization after spending three seasons playing for the Edmonton Oilers organization, splitting his time between Edmonton and their AHL affiliate in Oklahoma City, where he helped the Barons reach the Western Conference Finals in two consecutive seasons.
Signed as a free agent by Adirondack (AHL), October 3, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, December 12, 2013.
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