"Today is a real honour. I came to Vancouver 26 years ago and I have never left," Linden said. “I love this city. It is my home and the Canucks have always been part of my family.
it’s like taking a guess when the only answer is “yes”
"It’s hard to say what that means (that no one else in this organization will wear No. 9)," Modano said. "I think being here for so long, since ‘88 with pretty much one team, it certainly adds that legacy a little bit. But certainly the impact in two cities, two states, for hockey certainly meant a lot as well."