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Mike Modano Joins Wild in Newly Created Position

Mike Modano Joins Wild in Newly Created Position

KSTP
Created: May 23, 2019 04:34 PM

The National Hockey League's (NHL) Minnesota Wild announced the organization has named Mike Modano Executive Advisor. In this newly created position, Modano will work directly with President Matt Majka and Owner Craig Leipold on a number of initiatives relating to the team's sales, corporate partnerships and community relations efforts. He will begin his new role with the Wild on Sept. 1.

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"We are extremely excited to welcome Mike Modano to the Minnesota Wild organization," said Leipold. "His Hall of Fame career was one of the best in the history of the NHL and we look forward to Mike helping our organization build an even greater State of Hockey."

"I am very thankful for this opportunity and excited to work with Craig and Matt to help support a number of Minnesota Wild business initiatives," said Modano. "I have always felt a special relationship with this community and look forward to reconnecting with all the wonderful fans in the State of Hockey as a member of the Wild organization."

Modano tallied 561 goals, 813 assists and 1,374 points in 1,499 career NHL games during 21 seasons with the Minnesota North Stars, Dallas Stars and Detroit Red Wings (1988-2011).

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