Traded to Providence (AHL) by Detroit with Bob Whitelaw for Eddie Bush and future considerations, February 3, 1942. Traded to Toronto by Providence (AHL) with the loan of Ab Demarco for the loan of Jack Forsey and George Boothman, February 3, 1943. Traded to Tulsa (USHL) by Toronto for cash, May 15, 1947. Signed as a free agent by Seattle (WHL), October 14, 1953.
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