Minnesota Produces the Most NHL Players Born in the U.S.

We thought it would be interesting to find out which U.S. State produces the most U.S. born professional hockey players and, without too much surprise, we found that Minnesota is the birthplace of the largest number of U.S. born professional hockey players. These stats include the World Hockey Association (WHA), a professional league that operated in North America from 1972 to 1979. (Updated Mar 2016):   Sorted […]

Mike Modano and the State of Hockey in Minnesota

On April 10, 2010 Mike Modano was in St. Paul with the Dallas Stars to play the Minnesota Wild in what could have been his last NHL game as a player*. Mike Modano was at one time the face of NHL hockey in the State of Hockey – Minnesota. Over the past 21 years, Mike Modano, the Minnesota North Star turned Dallas Star, has become one of the most consistently great players in […]