AHL Second All-Star Team (1955) NHL First All-Star Team (1964, 1967) Lady Byng Trophy (1964)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1961, 1968)
Traded to Buffalo (AHL) by Chicago for cash, August, 1956. Traded to Chicago by Buffalo (AHL) for Wally Hergesheimer and Frank Martin, May 5, 1958. Suffered career-ending heart attack during training camp, September 18, 1969.
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