Father of Rob AHL Second All-Star Team (1963) Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award (Rookie of the Year AHL) (1963) AHL First All-Star Team (1970)
Traded to NY Rangers by Chicago with Wayne Hillman and John Brenneman for Camille Henry, Don Johns, Billy Taylor and Wally Chevrier, February 4, 1965. Claimed by Los Angeles from NY Rangers in Expansion Draft, June 6, 1967. Traded to Montreal by Los Angeles with Denis DeJordy, Dale Hoganson and Noel Price for Rogie Vachon, November 4, 1971.
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