*Made NHL debut vs. PHX (4/7) and tallied first NHL point (assist) and skated 18:16
*Leads Aeros defensemen in scoring with 32 points (7-25=32) including 5 PPG in 68 games
*Collected 127 points (26-101=127) in 168 games with North Dakota (2006-11)
*Fourth-highest-scoring defenseman in Fighting Sioux history and his 168 games are tied for the most by a UND defenseman. Also ranks tied for second all-time among Sioux rearguards in game-winning goals (seven), fourth in power-play goals (14), fifth in assists (101), and seventh in goals (26).
*Served as team captain his last two seasons
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