2013-14: Fighting major on Jan. 9 vs. Detroit (Quincey)…Played in his 400th career NHL game against his former team on Dec. 5 at Pittsburgh…Recorded his 100th career NHL assist on Nov. 27 vs. Los Angeles…Scored a goal, registered a fighting major (Larsson) and eight shots on goal on Nov. 5 vs. Buffalo…Scored his first goal as a Shark just 0:09 seconds into the game on Oct. 17 at Dallas…Recorded an assist in his second consecutive game on Oct. 10 at Vancouver…Registered his first point as a Shark with a power play assist on Oct. 8 vs. the NY Rangers…Made his San Jose debut and finished with a plus-2, 2 shots and 2 hits on Oct. 3 vs. Vancouver
FIN FACTS: “TK” states that his first job was cutting grass…Would be a gym teacher if he were not playing hockey professionally…Says that Mark Wahlberg would be the actor to star in a movie about his life…Is the first Shark to wear No. 81
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