List of career achievements for Mike Modano

In the wake of the McDavid injury, Mike Modano joins the Hockey Central at Noon panel and reminisces about his first NHL fight.

Mike Modano put hockey on the map in Texas.

The longtime face of the Stars franchise is the most successful Amercian-born player in the history of the NHL and one of the best all-around players of his generation.

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Here’s a list of his career achievements:

• Modano was drafted first overall by the Minnesota North Stars in 1988 NHL Draft

• He made his NHL debut in the 1989 playoffs, but was a rookie through the 1989-90 season. That year, he registered 29 goals and 75 points in 80 games and finished as the runner-up (to Sergei Makarov) for the Calder Trophy. He was selected to the All-Rookie team.

• After Minnesota moved to Dallas, Modano helped lead the Stars to a first-place finish in the Central Division in 1996-97 and helped the club reach the conference final in 1997-98.

• Won a Stanley Cup with Dallas in 1998-99, the first in franchise history.

• He scored 30 or more goals nine times during his career and topped the 20-goal plateau 16 times.

• His best season came in 1993-94 when he scored 50 goals.

• Runner-up for Selke Trophy (top defensive forward) in 2000-01.

• He was selected to the NHL’s Second All-Star Team in 2003 and played in eight All-Star Games.

• Represented the United States in three Olympic Games (1998, 2002, 2006) and at the World Cup of Hockey twice (1996, 2004). He won a silver at the 1991 Canada Cup.

• He took part in the IIHF World Championship in 1990, 1993 and 2005.

NHL records:

• Most goals by an American-born player (561).

• Most points by an American player (1,374).

• Most playoff points by an American player (146).

• Most regular season games by an American (1,499).

Stars franchise records (Dallas/Minnesota):

• Most games played, goals, assists, points in franchise history.

• Had his jersey retired in 2014.

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