QMJHL First All-Star Team (1990, 1993) QMJHL - Offensive Rookie of the Year (1990) QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1991) Memorial Cup All-Star Team (1993)
Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 2, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, August 3, 2005. Traded to Ottawa by Chicago for Ottawa's 6th round choice (Ben Smith) in 2008 Entry Draft, February 26, 2008.
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