Traded to Spokane (WHL) by Seattle (WHL) for Justin Ossachuk, December 11, 1997. Traded to Pittsburgh by Colorado with Ville Nieminen for Darius Kasparaitis, March 19, 2002. Claimed by Washington from Pittsburgh in Waiver Draft, October 4, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, September 2, 2004. Traded to Nashville by Phoenix for future considerations, October 24, 2005. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 20, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Springfield (AHL), July 26, 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