Traded to Hartford by NY Rangers with Chris Kotsopoulos and Gerry McDonald for Mike Rogers and Hartford's 10th round choice (Simo Saarinen) in 1982 Entry Draft, October 2, 1981. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, July 11, 1984. Claimed by Philadelphia from New Jersey in Waiver Draft, October 3, 1988.
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