2013-14 Notes: Is 1 assist shy of his 100th NHL assist .. Has 4-1=5 totals in 4 of his last 5 games with a goal 3/1 vs. Washington, 2 goals 3/2 at NY Rangers, a goal 3/6 vs. Washington and an assist 3/8 at Tampa Bay ... Played his 600th NHL game 12/10 at Calgary ... 1 multi-pt gm … Longest pt streak: 3 (0-3=3, 1/4-9) … Fighting majors: 4 … Injured: 0.
Fun Facts: Has missed just 6 of a possible 275 regular season games since joining the Bruins at the start of the 2010-11 season ... He and his father Colin are just the 6th father-son duo to both play at least 600 NHL games, joining Gordie and Mark Howe, Bobby and Brett Hull, Dave and Adam Creighton, Pat and Mike Stapleton and Greg and Ryan Malone (courtesy Elias Sports Bureau).
Son of Colin Memorial Cup All-Star Team (2003) George Parsons Trophy (Memorial Cup - Most Sportsmanlike Player) (2003) Ed Chynoweth Trophy (Memorial Cup - Leading Scorer) (2003)
Traded to Boston by Florida with Nathan Horton for Dennis Wideman, Boston's 1st round choice (later traded to Los Angeles Los Angeles selected Derek Forbert) in 2010 Entry Draft and Boston's 3rd round choice (Kyle Rau) in 2011 Entry Draft, June 22, 2010.
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