Registered three hits in 15:37 of ice time at BOS (3/6) ... Made his Capitals debut at PHI (3/5) ... Acquired from Anaheim in exchange for ANA's fourth-round choice in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft (3/4) ... Recorded 32 points (13 goals, 19 assists) and 28 penalty minutes in 49 games with the Ducks this season
NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (2004) AHL Second All-Star Team (2006)
Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, May 12, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, August 2, 2007. Traded to Los Angeles by Edmonton for Colten Teubert, Los Angeles' 1st round choice (Oscar Klefborn) in 2011 Entry Draft and Los Angeles' 3rd round choice (Daniil Zharkov) in 2012 Entry Draft, February 28, 2011.
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