CAHL Second All-Star Team (1964)
Traded to Oakland by Detroit with John Brenneman and Ted Hampson for Kent Douglas, January 9, 1968. Traded to NY Rangers by California for cash and future considerations (Dave Hrechkosy and Gary Coalter, May 17, 1973), March 4, 1973. Claimed by NY Islanders from NY Rangers in Intra-League Draft, June 12, 1973.
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