QJHL Second All-Star Team (1947) QHL First All-Star Team (1956, 1957, 1959) QHL Second All-Star Team (1958)
Traded to Chicoutimi (QHL) by Montreal with Jackie Leclair and Guy Rousseau for Stan Smrke, October 27, 1957.
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