Played in NHL All-Star Game (1970, 1971)
Traded to St. Louis by NY Rangers with Bob Plager, Gord Kannegiesser and Tim Ecclestone for Rod Seiling, June 6, 1967. Traded to Toronto by St. Louis for Eddie Johnston, May 27, 1974. Traded to California by Toronto for Stan Weir, June 20, 1975. Transferred to Cleveland after California franchise relocated, August 26, 1976.
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