He learned it well, and six months later was put in local hockey teams.
At the age of nine, he was part of a Detroit Red Wings team in a pee-wee tournament in Quebec.
October 5, 2006 An image of Mario Lemieux’ retirement banner is projected onto the ice at the Mellon Arena before the start of the Pittsburgh Penguins hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers in Pittsburgh.
The ceremony capped a busy day for Lemieux on his 41st birthday.
Modano is considered one of the most influential figures in popularizing hockey in Texas and the southern United States.
Modano was born in Livonia, Michigan, the third child and only son of Michael, Sr. He grew up in Highland Township, and due to causing problems at school with his mischievous behavior, a friend of his father suggested to put Modano in a team sport to get him controlled. was a fan of hockey, and decided to teach ice skating to seven-year-old Modano.
Modano was drafted first overall by the North Stars in 1988, and after the team moved to Texas he helped the Stars win the Stanley Cup in 1999.
Modano played his final NHL season with his hometown team, the Detroit Red Wings.
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