Mike Modano is one-of-a-kind icon

Nobody in Dallas history meant more for his team and his sport than No. 9

Updated: September 23, 2011, 10:27 PM ET
By Jim Reeves | ESPNDallas.com

It was the hair and the dimpled smile, the speed and the grace, the sense of humor and the wit, the almost hidden internal drive and the wicked slapshot. They combined to make Mike Modano something we'd never quite seen before in Dallas-Fort Worth and may never see again.

Roger Staubach was and is an icon, but -- sorry Rog -- he lacked Modano's spectacular playboy air. Where Modano could happily play the role of dashing, debonair, most eligible bachelor for most of his time in Dallas, Staubach ...

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