CCHA First All-Star Team (1991) NCAA West First All-American Team (1991)
Signed as a free agent by Florida, February 15, 1995. Traded to Pittsburgh by Florida with Stu Barnes for Chris Wells, November 19, 1996. Traded to Buffalo by Pittsburgh for Buffalo's 5th round choice (Robert Scuderi) in 1998 Entry Draft, September 24, 1997. Traded to Detroit by Buffalo for future considerations, November 16, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Flint (UHL), February 18, 2005.
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