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Yup, Mike Modano and Willa Ford are getting divorced

Aug 7, 2012, 6:18 PM EDT

Willa Ford, Mike Modano Getty Images

The NHL’s top couple is calling it quits.

Willa Ford, the celebrity wife of former Stars and Red Wings superstar Mike Modano, announced the two were getting a divorce after five years of marriage.

You might recall it was Ford who helped fire up Stars fans two summers ago that she wanted Modano to sign with Detroit to stick it to Dallas. See, this has more to do with hockey than you thought!

Perhaps now we’ll have more time to spend with Modano while he has fun sharing his exploits on Twitter, meaning we’ll get more awesomely awful photographs like this one.

(h/t Hot Clicks)

  1. purpleguy - Aug 7, 2012 at 6:30 PM

    Based on that picture, he might want to consider couples counseling.

  2. dkphilly1122 - Aug 7, 2012 at 6:56 PM

    Willa’s always been smoking. She’ll easily move on from Modano.

  3. id4joey - Aug 7, 2012 at 7:07 PM

    such worthy hockey news…..

  4. jacketsfan7 - Aug 7, 2012 at 7:23 PM

    What’d ya expect find a real marriage mike , that’s how all Hollywood marriages end up! Come on find a real marriage people!

  5. jacketsfan7 - Aug 7, 2012 at 7:23 PM

    On that last comment I meant to say Hollywood stars not people you people are fine

    • emperorzero - Aug 7, 2012 at 10:46 PM

      What do you mean “you people?” :-)

  6. alexb64 - Aug 7, 2012 at 8:08 PM

    I can’t believe a marriage to a girl the crazy guy from Backstreet Boys dumped for being crazy didn’t work out.

  7. greatminnesotasportsmind - Aug 7, 2012 at 8:55 PM

    Now fellas, let this be a lesson to you. When the $ stops rolling in, the woman always leaves…

    • axisofweasels - Aug 8, 2012 at 9:42 AM

      epic win.


  8. wethog66 - Aug 7, 2012 at 9:41 PM

    Can’t say I am shocked by this news. At least Ms. Ford got a nice rack out of the union.

  9. paperkid96 - Aug 7, 2012 at 11:33 PM

    Mike, no worries at 31 years old she’s past her prime. You might want to try Paulina Gretzky. She’ll be ok for a few years.

  10. theawesomersfranchise - Aug 8, 2012 at 12:34 AM

    You’re pretty loose with the word “Celebrity” Joe

  11. lonespeed - Aug 8, 2012 at 8:46 AM

    I hear he’s going to be marching in some parade with Manny Malhotra and Jason Garrison.

  12. farvefromover - Aug 8, 2012 at 10:19 AM

    Look at the fun bags on that hose hound

  13. jacketsfan7 - Aug 8, 2012 at 10:52 AM

    @empororzero i meant like normal people like mothers and fathers of children , what I meant was Hollywood marriages always end up like this , normal marriages ( what I’m meant to say “you people” ) ends up fine and is a real marriage not fake and just for the money

  14. steveviau - Aug 9, 2012 at 1:28 PM

    Wow! What a GREAT Espy sign!

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