NHL Second All-Star Team (1938, 1946) NHL First All-Star Team (1939, 1940, 1945) Hart Trophy (1939) Lady Byng Trophy (1946)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1937, 1939)
Signed as a free agent by Mtl. Maroons, February 21, 1935. Traded to Montreal by Mtl. Maroons with Bill Miller and the rights to Ken Grivel for Lorne Chabot, February, 1936. Missed remainder of 1947-48 due to leg injury vs. NY Rangers, January 10, 1948.
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