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Name: Michael Thomas Modano Birthday: June 7, 1970
Number: #9 Position: Center (Captain)
Height: 6’3” Weight: 205
Shoots: left  
1st round draft pick in 1988 by the Minnesota North Stars  
Played 3 seasons for Prince Albert (WHL)  
Established Mike Modano Foundation in 2000  
Played exclusively for 15 years for the Star’s organization  


Please feel free to e-mail questions to the fan club. Mike appreciates the questions he receives from his loyal fans, however, because of the enormous volume, he regrets that he cannot answer all of them.


What kind of skates do you use?
CCM 652

Who are your heroes?
Dad, Daryl Sittler

What is your favorite book/favorite author?
Tuesdays with Morrie/ Mitch Albom

What is your favorite food/ meal?
Steak, Pasta, Mexican

Who do you wish you could sing like?
Steven Tyler of Aerosmith

What is your nickname?
Mo

What is your ideal vacation?
Month in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

What are your hobbies?
Interests? Travel, Wine, Golfing

What makes you smile?
My dogs Scout and Bella

If you were stranded on a desert island, 3 things you would take with you?
Direct TV, friends, and Ipaq

What should all children be taught?
Unconditional love and respect for others.

If you could leave one thing behind for the world to learn from life, what would it be?
Treat everyone equal

What are you thankful your parents taught you?
Treat others how you want to be treated

How many siblings do you have?
2 sisters- Linda and Sandy

What is your favorite animal?
Dogs, Golden Retrievers

What is your skate size?
9 3/4

Do you play a musical instrument?
No

What kind of CCM helmet do you wear?
CCM Helmet Model #HT2 in a large

What kind of stick do you use?
Easton T Flex, Graphite Stick

Does Mike speak any other languages?
NO

When Mike was growing up did he want to be an NHL player?
Yes

Where did Mike want to go to college growing up?
Michigan State

Who did Mike have his one career fight with?
Rod Brind'Amour

What is Mike's favorite restaurant?
Bob's Steak & Chop House

What is something Mike likes to do with his friends?
He likes to play pool

How did Mike get involved in the Barber of Seville ad?
From his previous modelling jobs, plus he likes to support his local theater

What time was Mike born?
7:43 pm

How did Mike celebrate his major milestone of breaking the point record?
private restaurant party with his friends and family

What other sports does he play?
Tennis and golf

Who is his biggest support to his hockey career?
His parents