Claimed by Pittsburgh from NY Rangers in Waiver Draft, October 5, 1998. Claimed by Atlanta from Pittsburgh in Expansion Draft, June 25, 1999. Missed majority of 1999-2000 due to hand injury vs. NY Rangers, October 17, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Florida, September, 2000. Claimed on waivers by Tampa Bay from Florida, November 1, 2000. Traded to Toronto by Tampa Bay for Konstantin Kalmikov, February 20, 2001.
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