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The Mario Lemieux Story

Mario Lemieux Biography

From 1988 until 1992, Lemieux put on an elite display for the league, racking up points and awards in Gretzky-ian fashion. The Penguins won the Stanley Cup in 1991 and 1992. He won the Conn Smythe both times compiling 78 points across the two postseason runs. His dominance of the game over this stretch put him, aptly, in the same category as Gretzky in his ability to take over and transform a game.

The Mario Lemieux Story – part 3

the Mario Lemieux #66 Story

Following his retirement, the Penguins financial status fell into disrepair. After the Penguins filed for bankruptcy in 1999, Lemieux stepped in and bought a controlling interest in the team, keeping the organization alive.

The Mario Lemieux StoryShortly thereafter, in 2000, Lemieux returned from retirement to play in the NHL a second time …