Left University of Denver (WCHA) and signed with Calgary (WHL), July 30, 2007. Traded to Calgary by Washington for Calgary's 7th round choice (Christian Djoos) in 2012 Entry Draft, July 17, 2009. Traded to Florida by Calgary for Jordan Henry, July 9, 2011.
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