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03-19-2007, 02:36 PM
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Originally Posted by PredsMan View Post
during the broadcast of the game, Pete mentioned that the Stars had contacted the Preds prior to the game, and asked for the netting off the goal, if he scored #503 during the game.

Modano got 3rd star of the game in honor of those 2 goals.

The Stars also got the NETTING OFF THE GOAL as requested. I personally witnessed that.

IF Modano hadn't swung his stick at Tootoo's back or if he had received a slashing penalty and NOT gotten #503 on that subsequent power play - then maybe the Nashville fans would have been a little more forgiving and applauded him as the Stars organization and fans think we should have.

However after the incident and taking the Dallas player off the ice on a gurney, it would NOT have been appropriate to stop the game to honor Modano.

I use to like Modano until his contraction comments along with not being able to buy his dog any food during the lock out. I will cheer him no more. He has now reached the same level as Chelios in my mind.

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