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Randy Carlyle Biography
Randy Carlyle was born April 19, 1956 and is a former hockey defenseman and currently the head coach of the Anaheim Ducks. He was raised in Azilda, just northwest of Sudbury, Ontario.
Carlyle was drafted by the National Hockey League's Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1976 NHL Amateur Draft, Second Round, 30th Overall. He was also drafted by the Cincinnati Stingers in the 1976 WHA Amateur Draft, First Round, Seventh Overall. He stands 5 ft 10 in in height and weighs 200 lb. He won the James Norris Trophy for the 198081 NHL season as best defenceman.
Carlyle played 17 seasons in the NHL with the Toronto Maple Leafs, Pittsburgh Penguins and Winnipeg Jets. He appeared in 1055 games and earned 647 points. Known as a fiery, tough-nosed defenceman, he was selected to play in four NHL All-Star Games, winning the Norris Trophy as the leagues top defenceman in 1981. At the conclusion of his playing career in 1993, Carlyle remained with the Jets organization, eventually becoming an assistant coach for the 199596 season. In 1989, Randy represented Canada at the World Hockey Championships in Stockholm. In that tournament, Carlyle failed the A sample of a drug test, but was cleared of any improper drug use when his B sample came back clean.
Carlyle spent six seasons (19962001 & 20042005) as head coach of the Manitoba Moose (both in the International and American Hockey Leagues), earning a career mark of 222159527 with the franchise. He had the additional duties of General Manager of the Moose from 19962000, adding the title of club President for the 20012002 season. He helped the Moose to a 472114 record for 108 points in 199899, for which he was named the IHL's General Manager of the Year.
Following the 20012002 season, Carlyle joined the Washington Capitals as an assistant coach for two years (20022004), before rejoining The Moose.
Carlyle spent 20042005 as head coach of the Manitoba Moose, the Vancouver Canucks primary development affiliate in the AHL. In 20042005, he led the Moose to a 442637 record (.613 winning percentage) and an appearance in the Calder Cup Semi-Finals.
Since August 1, 2005, he has been head coach of the Anaheim Ducks. He led a completely rebuilt Ducks team to the playoffs in his first year coach, advancing to the conference finals during the 2006 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
During the 2007 season, Carlyle coached the Ducks to the best regular season in franchise history, setting a record for points in a season at 110 and grabbing the team's first division title. His team was dominating in the playoffs, as Carlyle led the franchise to its first Stanley Cup victory.
On February 8, 2008, with the Ducks 21 win over the New Jersey Devils, Ducks coach Randy Carlyle earned his 121st victory, passing Ron Wilson for the franchise record.
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