Chicago Blackhawks vs. Los Angeles Kings - Game Four
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 06: Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks and Rob Scuderi #7 of the Los Angeles Kings look for the rebound near the crease area in the first period of Game Four of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on June 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Toews did not score. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
Not only is it a great idea, but if you don't [start using analytics] you're going to fall behind. You have to be on the cutting edge. It was [Arizona Coyotes assistant general manager] Darcy Regier who said, 'If you didn't invent it, you have to be the second- or third-best copier, because if you're fourth or fifth you've got no chance.'
— Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock on his interest in advanced statistical analysis