NHL Second All-Star Team (1974)
Traded to Detroit (Hershey-AHL) by Boston with Ed Chadwick for Bob Perreault, June, 1962. Missed entire 1966-67 due to back surgery, September, 1966. Traded to Philadelphia by Pittsburgh (Hershey-AHL) for Darryl Edestrand and Larry McKillop, May 22, 1970. Suffered career-ending eye injury in playoff game vs. NY Rangers, April 28, 1974.
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