Traded to Tampa Bay by Dallas for Benoit Hogue and Tampa Bay's 6th round choice (Michal Blazek) in 2001 Entry Draft, March 21, 1999. Missed majority of 1999-2000 due to knee injury vs. NY Rangers, December 19, 1999. Missed majority of 2000-01 and 2001-02 due to knee injury vs. NY Islanders, October 10, 2000.
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