2013-14: Split campaign between NJ (26 games) and Albany (AHL, 33) during third pro season…Began season on NHL roster; appeared in 20 of team’s first 23 contests, including season-high 14 straight Oct. 24-Nov. 23…Placed on I.R. Dec. 1, retroactive to Nov. 23; missed 21 games Nov. 25-Jan. 7 with lower body injury…Activated off I.R./assigned to Alb. Jan. 9…NHL totals showed 1g-2a-3pts, including first career game-winning goal Nov. 16 vs. Pit…AHL totals showed 3g-16a-19pts overall, including points in back-to-back games 4 times, most recently Mar. 22-23 (2g-1a-3pts)…Recorded 3a Jan. 11 vs. Man…Recalled from Alb. under emer. cond. Mar. 31, played in 6 of NJ’s final 8 games…Re-assigned to AHL upon completion of regular-season schedule; appeared in all four of A-Devils’ post-season contests.
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