OMJHL Second All-Star Team (1973) AHL First All-Star Team (1978) Fred T. Hunt Memorial Award (Sportsmanship AHL) (1978) Les Cunningham Award (MVP AHL) (1978) Bill Masterton Trophy (1981)
Traded to Philadelphia by Minnesota with Minnesota's 3rd round choice (Gord Salt) in 1978 Amateur Draft for Harvey Bennett Jr., October 28, 1977. Traded to St. Louis by Philadelphia with Rick Lapointe for Phil Myre, June 7, 1979. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, December 2, 1983.
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