New York Rangers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins - Game Two
PITTSBURGH, PA - MAY 4: Benoit Pouliot #67 of the New York Rangers falls over goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Pittsburgh Penguins as Olli Maatta #3 of the Penguins clears the puck from the front of the crease in the first period in Game Two of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 4, 2014 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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