Brother of Rod USHL First All-Star Team (1947)
Traded to Chicago by Detroit with Harry Lumley, Jack Stewart, Al Dewsbury and Pete Babando for Jim Henry, Bob Goldham, Gaye Stewart and Metro Prystai, July 13, 1950.
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