AHL First All-Star Team (2003) Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award (fewest goals against AHL) (2003) (shared with Joey MacDonald) Aldege "Baz" Bastien Memorial Award (Outstanding Goaltender AHL) (2003)
Signed as a free agent by Chicago, September 26, 1996. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, August 16, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, August 5, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Yaroslavl (Russia), June 14, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Cherepovets (Russia), July 22, 2005.
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