Traded to Washington by Chicago with Dave Hutchinson for Washington's 6th round choice (Jari Torkki) in 1983 Entry Draft and Washington's 5th round choice (Darin Sceviour) in 1984 Entry Draft, August 24, 1982. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, September 30, 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