AHL Second All-Star Team (1947)
Traded to NY Rangers by Toronto with Wally Stanowski for Cal Gardner, Bill Juzda, Rene Trudell and the rights to Frank Mathers, April 26, 1948. Traded to Providence (AHL) by NY Rangers with Eddie Kullman, cash and future considerations (Buck Davies, June, 1949) for Allan Stanley, December 9, 1948.
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