Yanick Dupre Memorial Award (AHL - Outstanding Humanitarian Contribution) (2006)
Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, August 5, 2005. Rights traded to NY Rangers by Tampa Bay for the rights to Bryce Lampman, July 4, 2007. Missed majority of 2007-08 due to shoulder surgery. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 3, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, September 30, 2009.
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