Signed as a free agent by Detroit (AHA), June 23, 1926. Signed as a free agent by Mtl. Maroons after Detroit (AHA) franchise folded, December, 1926. Loaned to NY Americans by Mtl. Maroons until NHL and club resolved the status of Roy Worters' contract, November 15, 1928.
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