Mike Modano said an emotional goodbye to the NHL on Friday. Dallas GM Joe Nieuwendyk presented Modano with a one-day contract so he could retire as a member of the Stars. He said he was most proud of playing for one franchise for 21-years.
Former North Star Mike Modano retires
Former North Star Mike Modano is calling it a career. Modano played at Met Center in Bloomington for four full seasons before the Stars left for Dallas. In his 21-year career, he scored 561 goals, played in eight All-Star Games and won a Stanley Cup. He is arguably the best U.S.-born player to ever skate in the NHL.