Placed on non-roster waivers today...DND Dec. 28 at NYI & Dec. 31 vs. Pit.; had played in three straight Dec. 21-27...Recalled from Albany (AHL) Dec. 16...Had 3g-1a-4pts in two games for A-Devils Dec.13-14; was assigned to Alb. for conditioning on Dec. 12...Played in season-high six straight Nov. 2-12...Scored first goal/point of season Nov. 10 vs. Nsh.; was first NHL goal since Dec. 8, '11 vs. Ott...Made season debut Oct. 17 at Ott...Activated from the injured, non-roster player list Oct. 16; missed 6 games Oct. 3-13 with lower body injury...2012-13: Split campaign between AHL (37 games) and NHL (4) Devils…Made New Jersey season debut/posted assist Jan. 19 at NYI; recalled from Alb. that day…AHL totals showed season-high four-game goal/point-scoring streak Jan. 5-12 (4g-2a-6pts)…Suffered cut to the face Feb. 15 at Adk.; underwent plastic surgery and missed 18 games as a result…Returned to lineup Mar. 30 vs. Por.; saw action in six of the last 11 AHL matches.
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