Signed as a free agent by NY Americans, October 22, 1930. Traded to Mtl. Maroons by NY Americans for $6,000, June 1, 1933. Traded to St. Louis by Mtl. Maroons with Normie Smith to complete transaction that sent Al Shields to Mtl. Maroons (September 20, 1934), October 18, 1934. Claimed by NY Rangers from St. Louis in Dispersal Draft, October 15, 1935.
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