Father of Bob
Suspended for majority of 1952-53 season after CAHA refused to allow Attwell's transfer from London (OHA-B) to Montreal Jr. Canadiens (QJHL), September 2, 1952. Decision overturned by OHA, February 4, 1953. Traded to St. Louis by Montreal with Claude Cardin and Phil Obensdorf for cash, June 7, 1967. Traded to NY Rangers by St. Louis with Ron Stewart for Red Berenson and Barclay Plager, November 29, 1967.
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