Son of Larry ECAC Rookie of the Year (1974) ECAC First All-Star Team (1975, 1976) ECAC Player of the Year (1975) NCAA East First All-American Team (1975, 1976) ECAC Second All-Star Team (1977) CHL First All-Star Team (1978) WEC-B All-Star Team (1983)
Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, March 7, 1985.
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