Minnesota High School All-State, All-Metro and All-Conference Player of the Year (1996) WCHA All-Rookie Team (1997) AHL All-Rookie Team (2001) Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, July 30, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Dallas, July 6, 2007. Missed majority of 2011-12 as a healthy reserve.
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