Backstopped Sweden to its first-ever gold medal at the 2007 Under-18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial. In the opening game of round robin play, he stopped 38 of 40 shots in regulation against Team Canada. He stopped all three Team Canada shooters (Kyle Beach, Kelsey Tessier and Steven Stamkos) to give his team a 3-2 shootout victory.
Posted a 2.57 goals-against-average and .924 save percentage for Sweden’s national Under-17 team in 2006-07.
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