Gathering event information is a pretty good thing. It can do wonders for helping to troubleshoot. What do you do if you need or want to be able to review the captured information in 3 months or maybe 12 months from now?
Creating a custom data collector can be very handy for a DBA. Especially in times of troubleshooting. These collectors are also quite useful for trending and analysis. Consider this a tool in the chest for the poor man.