• McCarron spent the 2012-13 season playing with the U.S. Under-18 National Team Development Program notching 37 points in 59 games (16-21--37) while leading the team with 182 penalty minutes.
• Internationally, McCarron played a big role with Team USA as they captured a silver medal at the 2013 Under-18 World Junior Championship. McCarron had five points and 14 penalty minutes in seven games (3-2--5).
• He is committed to attend Western Michigan University in the fall. His brother, John, a forward, completed his sophomore season with Cornell University in 2012-13.
NHL team: Detroit Red Wings NHL player: Johan Franzen Hockey idol: Steve Yzerman Goal celebration: “Stick in the air” Video game: NHL Movie: Happy Gilmore TV show: Sons of Anarchy Actor: Adam Sandler Website: NHL.com Home cooked meal: “My mom’s five-hour stew”
It's a tribute to him, and everything he's done and deserved is coming to fruition tonight with his jersey in the rafters. He's going to be a first-ballot Hall of Famer. And I said today, if he's not, take my stuff out. If he doesn't deserve to be in there first ballot, no one does. Except for (Wayne) Gretzky, I guess.
— Hockey Hall of Fame member Brett Hull on former teammate Mike Modano, whose No. 9 was retired by the Dallas Stars on Saturday