Mike Modano: Why The San Jose Sharks Should Kick The Tires On The Former Star

July 13th, 2010 by Andy Bensch Leave a reply »
As of last season, Mike Modano was the only player in the NHL playing with the same franchise he had been with ever since the 1980's.

In other words, Modano had been playing at the NHL level as a member the Dallas Stars for longer than both myself and the Sharks have been alive.

Both born in 1991, the Sharks and I obviously share the same appreciation for the amazing career Modano has already accomplished, because reports amongst the professional hockey writers suggest the Sharks are interested in Modano's services.

And despite his increased age, the truth is that the Sharks would be failing their fan base if they didn't at least consider bringing in the career long Star center.

After all, not only do the Sharks have a third line center vacancy with the loss of Manny Malhotra to Vancouver, but next to Dallas, what other organization better understands the value Modano can bring to a team?

Not only did San Jose's GM Doug Wilson play against Modano at the NHL level and has obvious first hand experience as to the player Modano is on the ice, but playing in the same division all these years has also added to Wilson's knowledge ...

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