Brother of Aaron and Paul WCHA First All-Star Team (1981) NCAA West First All-American Team (1981) Hobey Baker Memorial Award (Top U.S. Collegiate Player) (1981) Lester Patrick Trophy (1998)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1983, 1986)
Transferred to Dallas after Minnesota franchise relocated, June 9, 1993. Traded to New Jersey by Dallas for Corey Millen, February 27, 1995. Traded to Los Angeles by New Jersey for future considerations, November 22, 1996. Claimed on waivers by Dallas from Los Angeles, January 28, 1997.
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