The defending champion Chicago Blackhawks bring the Stanley Cup to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. prior to their visit to the White House in Washington, DC. (Photo courtesy of: CHICAGOBLACKHAWKS.com)
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