WCJHL - Rookie of the Year (1974)
Selected by Phoenix (WHA) in 1974 WHA Amateur Draft, June, 1974. Traded to Houston (WHA) by Phoenix (WHA) for Bob Liddington, October, 1976. Signed as a free agent by Winnipeg (WHA) after Houston (WHA) franchise folded, July, 1978. Claimed by Edmonton from Montreal in Expansion Draft, June 13, 1979. Traded to NY Rangers by Edmonton with Edmonton's 3rd round choice (Peter Sundstrom) in 1981 Entry Draft for Don Murdoch, March 11, 1980.
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