2006 - Vancouver got its goalie the future when the Canucks sent Todd Bertuzzi, Bryan Allen and Alex Auld to the Panthers for Lukas Krajicek, a sixth-round draft pick (Sergei Shirokov) and Roberto Luongo.
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