ECAC First All-Star Team (2005, 2006) ECAC Player of the Year (2006) NCAA East First All-American Team (2006)
Signed as a free agent by Boston, August 17, 2006. Signed as a free agent by San Jose, September 9, 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