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Modano fits captain's 'C'

Updated: May 4, 2005, 3:23 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | Special to ESPN.com

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. -- Mike Modano paused at the doorway, preparing for a new experience.

The Dallas Stars captain, Stanley Cup champion, Olympic silver medalist and 16-year NHL veteran who was chosen to lead Team USA in the 2005 World Championship was about to enter a dressing room where he knew few of his teammates.

"Not too many familiar faces in there," Modano said. "Kind of a changing of the guard."

Modano is playing in his first world championship since 1993, a testament ...

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