Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award (Rookie of the Year AHL) (1955) AHL Second All-Star Team (1961, 1964)
Loaned to Glace Bay (MMHL) by Detroit, September 20, 1951. Loaned to Shawinigan, (QMHL) by Detroit, December 5, 1952. Loaned to Buffalo (AHL) by Springfield (AHL), February 23, 1958. NHL rights transferred to Los Angeles after NHL club purchased Springfield (AHL) franchise, May, 1967.
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