USHL First All-Star Team (1998) USHL Player of the Year (1998) WCHA Second All-Star Team (2002)
Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, May 28, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 17, 2006. Traded to Phoenix by Boston with Boston's 5th round choice (later traded to Ottawa Ottawa selected Jeff Costello) in 2009 Entry Draft for Alex Auld, December 6, 2007. Traded to Columbus by Phoenix for Steven Goertzen, February 28, 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