CAREER: In 1st year of a 2-year contract...2014 Olympic Silver...2013 Calder Cup champion with Griffins...2013 AHL 1st All-Star Team...2012 AHL All-Rookie Team...2-time AHL All-Star...2010 and 2011 Hobey Baker Finalist, Hockey East 1st All-Star Team and All-Academic Team.
2013-14: Led DET in goals (28) and GWG (6) and was T4th in pts. (48) despite not making season debut until 11/21...Led NHL in goals (23) since 1/20...Racked up 14 points (12-2-14) in team-best 10-game pt. streak, 3/16-4/2...Named NHL 2nd Star of the Week (1/27), 1st Star of the Week (3/24) and 2nd Star of the Month (4/1)...Notched 3 goals and team season-high 4 points on 2/2 at WSH... Also had 4 points (1-3-4) on 2/7 vs. NJ...Led GR with 21 points (7-14-21) in 15 GP before call-up...Multi-point games: 11...Man Games Lost: 3
OTHER: Recorded 144 points (50-94-144) in 113 GP with Maine Blackbears from 2008-11...Led NCAA in scoring as a sophomore, 2010...1st rookie in DET history to record 2 OT pts. in one playoff, 2013.
Hockey East All-Rookie Team (2009) Hockey East First All-Star Team (2010, 2011) NCAA East First All-American Team (2010) NCAA East Second All-American Team (2011) AHL All-Rookie Team (2012) AHL First All-Star Team (2013)
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