PLAYOFFS: Assist June 9 at NYR...Assist June 7 vs. NYR...Assist June 1 at CHI...Five hits May 30 vs. CHI...Five hits May 28 at CHI...Goal May 24 vs. CHI...Assist May 21 at CHI...Assist May 16 at ANA...Assist May 14 vs. ANA...Five hits May 5 at ANA...Plus-3 April 30 at SJ...Assist April 24 vs. SJ...Seven hits April 22 vs. SJ...Goal April 17 at SJ.
REGULAR SEASON: One of four Kings to play in all 82 games…Kings are 103-59-22 all-time when he’s in the lineup (46-28-8 this season)...Two assists April 9 at CGY...Goal April 5 at VAN...Two assists Jan. 16 at STL...Named to 2014 Russian Olympic Men’s Hockey team Jan. 7 (first Olympic appearance)...Two points (1-1=2) Nov. 14 at NYI...Goal Oct. 17 at NSH...Goal Oct. 15 at TBL.
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