EAHL First All-Star Team (1947) John Carlin Trophy (EAHL Top Scorer) (1947) Calder Memorial Trophy (1949)
Traded to NY Rangers by Boston with Ray Manson to complete transaction that sent Grant Warwick to Boston (February 6, 1948), June, 1948. Rights traded to Boston by NY Rangers with Gus Kyle and cash for Paul Ronty, September 20, 1951. Traded to Victoria (WHL) by Boston with Sam Bettio for cash, July 1, 1953.
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