Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, November 20, 1978. Signed as free agent by Edmonton, October 27, 1982. Traded to Toronto by Edmonton for Serge Boisvert, January 15, 1983. Signed as a free agent by Hartford, December 9, 1983.
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