• Began his OHL career with the defending Memorial Cup champions Windsor Spitfires in 2009-10, but was traded to the Bellville Bulls mid-way through the season. In his first full season with the Bulls he recorded 34 points (19-15--34) in 67 games in 2010-11.
• A Windsor minor hockey product, he won gold for team Canada at the 2010 Ivan Hlinka Memorial tournament
• Playing the guitar is his hidden talent and his childhood hockey hero was Jason Spezza because he used to watch him play for the Windsor Spitfires.
NHL team: Toronto Maple Leafs NHL player: Jarome Iginla Shootout move: “Forehand, backhand, upstairs” Goal celebration: “Hands up and smile” Video game: Call of Duty: Black Ops Movie: Lucky Number Slevin TV show: South Park Actress: Eva Longoria
Website: Google.com Restaurant: The Keg Sport other than Hockey: Ping Pong Breakfast food: Cereal Superhero: Batman
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