Mike Modano made his mark long before he and the Minnesota North Stars relocated to Dallas and brought hockey to the Sun Belt.
The Atlanta Thrashers have become the Winnipeg Jets, and other franchises in Dallas and Phoenix are struggling. Can NHL teams survive in non-traditional markets? Absolutely. A few NHL GMs share their secrets for success.
Americans were in unprecedented demand at the NHL draft this weekend, starting with a record 11 U.S. citizens chosen in the first round.