Rights traded to Los Angeles by Winnipeg with Winnipeg's 2nd round choice (Marian Cisar) in 1996 Entry Draft for Brent Thompson and cash, August 8, 1994. Signed as a free agent by Anchorage (WCHL), November 4, 1999.
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