Father of Ted PCHA All-Star Team (1913)
Claimed by Toronto Tecumsehs (NHA) in NHA Dispersal Draft, November 12, 1911. Jumped contract with Toronto Tecumsehs (NHA) to sign with Victoria (PCHA), November 28, 1911. Signed as a free agent by Montreal Wanderers (NHA), December 2, 1915. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, December 28, 1918.
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