The Dallas Stars have officially announced a trio of experience to the front office brass. Owner Tom Gaglardi, advisor Bob Gainey, CEO Jim Lites and GM Joe Nieuwendyk made the announcement in a press conference Thursday morning at American Airlines Center.
Mike Modano and Marty Turco, who need no introduction to Stars fans have signed on as executive advisor/alternate governor for the team and broadcast analyst for Dallas Stars television respectively. Both were rumored heavily for the past couple weeks to be joining the team but titles were kept under wraps.
Mark Recchi will be an assistant to General Manager Joe Nieuwendyk and his hockey operations team. Recchi spent 22 seasons in the NHL spending the majority of the time with Philadelphia and Boston, winning 3 Stanley Cups.
The young Stars should be ecstatic with the experience that are coming into these roles. Modano, Turco and Recchi look to put hockey back on the map in Texas. Give them a couple years and they will make a thundering impact on the league.
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