I can think of no better way for the greatest American player in NHL
history to end such a great career. After providing some incredible
magic two nights ago in Dallas, Modano went back to the place where his
career began: Minnesota.
The fans there were just as warm,
receptive and uplifted as the
fans on Thursday night, and Modano became visibly emotional early in the
game when the fans gave him another lengthy ovation.
yet to announce his intentions, but the stars are aligning for a
glorious sendoff. There has been no better farewell for such a great
player, and after tonight there is a sense of finality to a great
The Stars would win in the shootout when
franchise — snapped a wicked shot past