Latest Mike Modano Stories

2011-02-15 08:28:00

DALLAS, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dallas Stars have been making a legitimate run for the Stanley Cup this year and some say their recent success could be attributed to their solid defense and consistent goaltending.

2009-04-05 00:12:18

Trevor Daley's goal 16 seconds into overtime Saturday boosted the Dallas Stars to a 5-4 victory against the St. Louis Blues. Daley's seventh goal this season was a slapshot past Chris Mason after an assist by Mike Modano. Dallas' Loui Eriksson scored twice and Mike Ribeiro once.

2009-04-01 01:08:57

Brendan Morrison's two power-play goals Tuesday carried the Dallas Stars past the Los Angeles Kings 3-2. The win at Staples Center kept the Stars' faint playoff hopes alive by snapping a seven-game winless streak. Jack Johnson and Anze Kopitar scored for the host Kings, who are also struggling to stay in the Stanley Cup race. Jonathan Quick allowed three goals on 35 shots for the Kings.

2009-03-04 00:37:35

The Dallas Stars rode two goals by rookie James Neal Tuesday to a 4-1 win over San Jose that broke a five-game losing streak. Brian Sutherby and Mike Modano each added a goal and an assist for the Stars. Marty Turco made 24 saves in the win. The Sharks' only goal was by Joe Thornton.

2009-01-31 21:53:43

Two goals and one assist Saturday for James Neal keyed the Dallas Stars' 7-3 victory against Columbus. Neal's 14th goal this season started the scoring at 5:58 of the first period, his 15th gave Dallas a 4-2 lead at 13:29 of the second, and he assisted on Andrew Hutchinson's first goal at 18:02 of the third. Loui Eriksson (unassisted), Brian Sutherby, Steve Ott and Trevor Daley also scored.

2009-01-21 21:48:33

Mike Ribeiro scored the game's last three goals for the first hat trick of his career Wednesday, boosting Dallas to a 4-1 win over Florida. Mike Modano produced the Stars' first goal and Marty Turco made 27 saves, giving Dallas a win in two of its final three games prior to the All-Star break.

2009-01-21 08:49:00

Named to 2008-2009 NHL All-Star Team, Modano Cites Healthy Lifestyle and VaNu Nutritional Beverage as Secret to Success DALLAS, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Mike Modano is returning to the All-Star line-up this year after a five-year absence.

2008-12-27 22:22:24

Mike Modano beat Jean-Sebastien Giguere to score with 1:26 remaining in overtime Saturday night and the Dallas Stars topped Anaheim 4-3. Mike Ribeiro had a goal and two assists for Dallas, which also got a goal and an assist each from James Neal and Brad Richards to win for the fourth time in five games.

2008-12-05 22:47:46

Mike Modano scored the game-winning goal in the fourth round of the shootout Friday, giving the Dallas Stars a 2-1 victory over Colorado. Modano put a wrist shot over the glove of Peter Budaj and Marty Turco then made a pad save for Dallas on a low backhand shot by Ryan Smith. It was a rare outstanding performance for Turco, whose struggles this year have helped push Dallas near the bottom of the Western Conference.

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