Late last year inside the Panini VIP Party in Toronto, NHL legend Mike Modano, if only temporarily, went from being one of the greatest players in hockey history to being one of the greatest Brand Managers in trading card history. Working with Panini America’s Scott Prusha, Modano personally selected the nine favorite moments from his illustrious career that he’d most like to see honored in a special trading-card tribute.
Tonight, almost four months later, that trading-card tribute becomes a reality along with yet another Modano milestone. The Dallas Stars will retire Modano’s No. 9 jersey during tonight’s game against the Minnesota Wild and every fan entering the America Airlines Center will receive the nine-card Panini America Modano set.
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