VIDEO: Mike Modano Returns to Hockeytown

It’s official.  Hometown hockey legend Mike Modano is finally a Detroit Red Wing.

Yesterday’s press conference included an elated Mike Ilitch who watched Modano rise through the ranks of Michigan’s amateur circuit.   Modano helped Ilitch win his first midget national championship. 

Modano went on to become the highest scoring American in NHL history.

“Cuppy, Cuppy, Cuppy,” was the predition from Ilitch, alluding to the prospect of the Red Wings winning the 2010-11 Stanley Cup Championship with the addition of Modano.

Below is a video clip of the official press conference.  It’s a good day in Hockeytown.