Mike Modano, Stars bump into one other

Former franchise icon visits Dallas for first time as member of Red Wings

Updated: October 14, 2010, 1:51 AM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

FRISCO, Texas -- Maybe the strangest thing former Dallas Stars captain Mike Modano will experience Thursday will be lacing his skates up in the visiting dressing room at American Airlines Center.

"I've never been in there," Modano said. "That will be weird. So will entering the ice from the corner down there. I'm not sure how that's going to feel."

Modano returns to Dallas ice just six months after he skated around with tears in his eyes. That was supposed to be how it all ended ...

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