For those of you planning on attending the Star's first home game, be sure
to arrive early for the pre-game entertainment. The festivities include a
laser and light show, a special video celebrating the Stars' 10th season
here in Dallas, and a new "Star Portal" an entry way for the players to
skate through as they take the ice each night.
Congrats on the new awards! As always, GREAT JOB MIKE!
On June 8, USA Hockey awarded Mike the 2002 USA Hockey Bob Johnson Award, which was presented by Nike. This award recognizes excellence in international hockey competition during a specific season and was created in 1992.
Modano sets franchise record.
On July 1, Mike was honored at the annual Dallas All Sports Association's 37th Annual Awards Banquet.
Mike Modano has become the first player in Stars history to have nine 30-goal seasons. Mike is currently ranked 5th in the NHL in goals and 14th in overall points.
Modano scores game winning goal!
Mike Modano scored on a beautiful backhander with seven-tenths of a second remaining in the overtime period to push the Stars past the Vancouver Canucks.
Congratulations Mike and Team USA!
Mike Modano and Team USA, led by Herb Brooks, proudly wear the silver medal after their disappointing 5-2 loss to Team Canada this past Sunday at the Olympic Games in Salt Lake City. Mike was integral to the teams Olympic success with six assists overall. Mike and his fellow Star's teammates continue on to Phoenix to start the remainder of 25 regular season games.
Modano Heads to Olympics
Mike headed out for the Olympics late Wednesday after the game with teammates, Jere Lehtinin (Team Finland), Joe Niewendyk (Team Canada), and Martin Rucinsky (Team Czech Republic) on a private jet. Be sure to watch Mike on February 15th, 16th, 18th, and 20th. Go Team USA!!
Named The Hockey News “Player of the Day”
The Hockey News “Player of the Day” for February 11, 2002 is Mike Modano.
This is a result from Sunday’s game against the Mighty Ducks which ended in outstanding success for the Stars and Mike. Mike had a goal and a career high-tying four assists in the Stars' 5-1 win over the Ducks. Congrats Mike!
NAMED NHL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Stars center Mike Modano has been named "NHL Player of the
Week" for Monday, Jan. 7 through Sunday, Jan. 13. Modano scored
seven goals in the past four games, including two game winners!
SCORES 400th CAREER GOAL
the 37th game of the 2001-2002 season, Mike Modano became
the 68th NHL player (and only the fourth US born player) to
reach the 400-goal milestone. The goal came on a power play
at 12:12 of the second period and tied the game 1-1. Congratulations
Mike on this awesome achievement!
a recent article about Mike on the official USA Olympic Team
Site, go to http://www.usolympicteam.com/news/111201modano.html.
Check out this article at NHL in the Slot for a question and
answer with Mike.
for the Gold
and his Star's teammate Brett Hull will team up in Salt Lake
City to lead the men's U.S. hockey team in the 2002 Winter
Olympics. Mike was among 10 NHL players selected for the menís
hockey team that will compete next February for the gold.
This is Mike's second time to be a part of the United States'
Olympic team as he participated with Team USA in Nagano in
1998 where the U.S. placed fifth in the competition. Team
USA will endeavor to attain the gold once again because they
have not placed first since the 1980 Olympic games.
The first 10 members of Team USA are: