Traded to Los Angeles by California for cash, March 12, 1974. Traded to Toronto by Los Angeles for cash, September, 1975. Signed as a free agent by Boston, October 30, 1976. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, October 11, 1977.
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