Claimed by Anaheim from Edmonton in Waiver Draft, September 27, 1999. Claimed by Minnesota from Anaheim in Expansion Draft, June 23, 2000. Signed as a free agent by HIFK Helsinki (Finland), July 23, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Leksands (Sweden), December 2, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Rouen (France), September 4, 2007.
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