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DALLAS (AP) Mike Modano of the Dallas Stars is out indefinitely after the star center underwent surgery to remove his appendix.

The 39-year-old Modano, who holds the NHL career scoring record for U.S.-born players, underwent the surgery on Monday.

Modano has appeared in all 68 of the Stars' games this season, scoring 13 goals and 13 assists for 26 points.

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