Produced 3 points (2-1-3) and 6 shots on Dec. 17 vs. PHX… Led the team in Dec. in goals (8), powerplay goals (3), winning goals (3) and shots (43)… Set a personal-high with 4 points (2-2-4), with 7 shots and a +3 differential, on Jan. 2 at DAL… Led the team in Jan. in goals (6), assists (6, tied with B. Gallagher and P.K. Subban), points (12) and shots (47)… Completed his 3rd career hat trick and became the 2nd player in NHL history (E. Cole) to be awarded 2 penalty shots in the same game, on Feb. 6 vs. VAN… Suited up for Team USA at the Olympic Games in Sochi… Recorded 2 points (1-1-2) and 6 shots on Feb. 27 at PIT… Led the NHL in Feb. with 2 powerplay goals (tied with 11 other players)… Led the team in Feb. with 4 goals and 23 shots… Tallied 2 goals on 8 shots on March 1 vs. TOR… Played his 300th career game in the NHL on March 3 at LAK…
USHL All-Rookie Team (2007) USHL Rookie of the Year (2007) CCHA All-Rookie Team (2008) CCHA Rookie of the Year (2008) Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy (2012)
Signed as a free agent by Ambri-Piotta (Swiss), September 24, 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