IAHL Second All-Star Team (1940)
Traded to Calgary (NWHL) by Seattle (NWHL) for Jim Evans, November 28, 1935. Traded to NY Americans by Calgary (NWHL) for cash, December 2, 1935. Traded to New Haven (IAHL) by NY Americans for cash, January, 1937. Traded to Buffalo (AHL) by New Haven (AHL) for cash, September, 1940. Traded to Pittsburgh (AHL) by Buffalo (AHL) for cash, September, 1942.
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