Missed remainder of 1995-96 due to concussion vs. Los Angeles, November 22, 1995. Missed majority of 1996-97 due to concussion vs. Washington, November 29, 1996. Missed remainder of 1997-98 due to concussion vs. Buffalo, November 22, 1997. Signed as a free agent by Boston, September 10, 1998.
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