Frisco, TX (Sports Network) - The Dallas Stars announced three big-ticket
additions to their organization on Thursday, chief among them all-time leading
scorer Mike Modano.
Modano, the franchise icon and face of the team since its 1993 relocation to
Dallas from the Twin Cities, was named an executive advisor and alternate
"We had to get Mike Modano to the Dallas Stars," said team owner Tom Gaglardi.
"He's the Wayne Gretzky of Dallas. He's the Wayne Gretzky of U.S. hockey. I'm
so elated that Mike is coming on board. I dont think we can be successful in
this market without Mike being a part of it."
Additionally, three-time Stanley Cup champion Mark Recchi was brought on as an
advisor to the hockey operations department, while former Stars goaltender
Marty Turco was hired as a television analyst.
The Sports Network