Traded to Chicago (AHA) by Minneapolis (AHA) for George Burland and Stan Fuller, January 8, 1931. NHL rights transferred to Detroit from Chicago (AHA) after AHA club owners purchased Detroit (NHL and IHL) franchises, September 2, 1932. Traded to Cleveland (IHL) by Detroit with Tony Prelesnik for Frank Waite, December 2, 1932. Traded to Montreal by Cleveland (IHL) for cash, June, 1933. Traded to Boston by Montreal for Paul Haynes, September 30, 1935.
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