QMJHL First All-Star Team (2009) Canadian Major Junior Second All-Star Team (2009) Canadian Major Junior Sportsman of the Year (2008, 2009)
Signed as a free agent by Colorado, March 6, 2009. Traded to Carolina by Colorado with Colorado's 6th round choice (Tyler Stahl) in 2010 Entry Draft for Stephane Yelle and Harrison Reed, March 3, 2010.
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