Missed majority of 1999-2000 due to surgery for cardiac arrhythmia, October 18, 1999. Signed as a free agent by San Jose, July 23, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Milwaukee (AHL), August 31, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Wolfsburg (German-2), September 3, 2006.
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