OHA-Jr. First All-Star Team (1970)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1974)
Traded to Pittsburgh by Los Angeles for Bob Woytowich, January 11, 1972. Selected by Calgary-Cleveland (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972. Traded to Atlanta by Pittsburgh for Chuck Arnason and Bob Paradise, January 4, 1974. Transferred to Minnesota (WHA) after Cleveland (WHA) franchise relocated, July, 1976. Traded to Detroit by Atlanta for future considerations, August, 1977.
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