OMJHL Second All-Star Team (1973)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1978, 1981)
Traded to Philadelphia by Vancouver for Larry Goodenough and Jack McIlhargey, January 20, 1977. Missed remainder of 1981-82 recovering from ankle injury suffered in game vs. Buffalo, November 1, 1981. Officially announced retirement, July, 1982. Attempted comeback with Hershey (AHL), March, 1986.
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