Found July 16, 2013 on Diehardsport:

90!!!? You kidding me Weiss..? @HeleneStJames @DetroitRedWings — Mike Modano (@9modano) July 16, 2013 It would appear that Mike Modano is none to pleased that Stephen Weiss decided to take Modano’s old number 90.  Weiss wore 9 in Florida and couldn’t wear 9 for the same reason that Modano couldn’t wear 9 when he came to Detroit from Dallas, Gordie Howe.  The Red Wings Twitter account chimed back in with a pretty funny response. @9modano Mo, you left us…we couldn't wait around forever. @HeleneStJames — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) July 16, 2013 @9modano You'll always be in our hearts…and on our Alumni list. @HeleneStJames — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) July 16, 2013 Even the Fake Stephen Weiss Twitter account had something to say about the matter. @9modano @HeleneStJames @DetroitRedWings no I am not kidding u every other number in detroit is retired — Stephen Weiss (@fakestephenweis) July 16, 2013 No word on what the real Stephen Weiss thinks of the Modano’s statement, but I doubt he cares.  Modano only played 40 regular season games and two playoff games with the Red Wings so it’s not like the Red Wings could keep someone from wearing it forever.

  • Mike Modano played 40 games as a Red Wing and scored a grand total of 4 goals and he thinks that gives him a lifetime hold on the number he wore?
  • I agree, Modano sit your butt down, you no help, no scoring, injury plagued,no hall of fame, has been, retired old man.

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