Played in NHL All-Star Game (1950, 1953, 1954)
Traded to Detroit by Chicago with Jim Henry, Gaye Stewart and Bob Goldham for Al Dewsbury, Harry Lumley, Jack Stewart, Don Morrison and Pete Babando, July 13, 1950. Traded to Chicago by Detroit for Lorne Davis, November 9, 1954. Traded to Detroit by Chicago for Ed Sandford, October 24, 1955.
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