WCJHL First All-Star Team (1950) WCMHL Rookie-of-the-Year (1951)
Claimed by NY Rangers (Baltimore-AHL) from NY Rangers in Reverse Draft, June 13, 1966. Traded to Oakland by NY Rangers for cash, December, 1967. Traded to NY Rangers by Oakland for cash, May 14, 1968. Named playing-coach of Omaha (CHL), August 29, 1968.
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