NHL Second All-Star Team (1957)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1955, 1957)
Traded to Detroit by Boston with Ed Sandford, Norm Corcoran, Gilles Boisvert and Warren Godfrey for Terry Sawchuk, Vic Stasiuk, Marcel Bonin and Lorne Davis, June 3, 1955. Traded to Boston by Detroit with Jerry Toppazzini for Lorne Ferguson and Murray Costello, January 17, 1956.
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