If you grew up rooting for the Minnesota North Stars, then no doubt you remember Mike Modano. He played his entire career for the team, now the Dallas Stars. On Monday, Nov. 17, Modano will be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.
October 5, 1993 was the first time the franchise formerly known as the Minnesota North Stars would play a home game somewhere other than Bloomington, Minn. That night, the Stars beat the Detroit Red Wings 6-4 in Reunion Arena in Dallas, Texas – officially, and for the foreseeable future, to be known as the “Dallas Stars.” Though Minnesota hockey fans would count on the promise of a future franchise from the NHL, they had to wait seven long years to get it.
Retired Dallas Stars center Mike Modano is on a Caribbean honeymoon after marrying professional golfer Allison Micheletti in a ceremony in Texas. A Stars spokesman says the 43-year-old Modano and the 24-year-old Micheletti got married Sunday at the Hotel Joule in Dallas.
Retired hockey star Mike Modano and actress Willa Ford have decided to end their five-year marriage.