AHL/Season Notes: Recalled by the Senators for the third time this season on April 5 ... Made his NHL debut on Feb. 25 at Buffalo (4-2 loss) skating in 8:38 time-on-ice ... Recalled by the Senators from Binghamton (AHL) for the first time in his career on Feb. 25 ... Has 19 goals, 22 assists and 24 penalty minutes in 67 games with Binghamton this season ... Represented Switzerland at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.
Signed as a free agent by Kloten (Swiss), July 8, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Zurich (Swiss), June 6, 2012.
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