Played in NHL All-Star Game (1950)
Signed as a free agent by Detroit, October 5, 1939. Traded to Boston by Detroit for Roy Conacher, August, 1946. Traded to Montreal by Boston for Jimmy Peters and John Quilty, December 16, 1947. Traded to Detroit by Montreal for Calum MacKay, November 11, 1949. Traded to Cleveland (AHL) by Detroit for cash, June 6, 1951.
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