--Tied for the AHL lead with 12 goals and second in overall points with 22 through 18 games with Peoria this season
--27-26-53 in 65 games with AHL's Wilkes-Barre Penguins last season
--5-4-9 in 26 games of NHL experience with Atlanta and Pittsburgh
WCHA All-Rookie Team (2003) WCHA First All-Star Team (2005, 2006) NCAA West First All-American Team (2005, 2006) AHL All-Rookie Team (2007) AHL First All-Star Team (2007) Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award (AHL - Rookie of the Year) (2007) Willie Marshall Award (AHL - Top Goal-scorer) (2007) AHL Second All-Star Team (2008)
Traded to San Jose by Atlanta with Mike Vernace and Atlanta's 7th round choice (Lee Moffie) in 2010 Entry Draft for future considerations, June 23, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 3, 2010. Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, July 4, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Jonkoping (Sweden), May 8, 2013.
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