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Mario Lemieux
Hockey Hall of Fame, 1997
Mario Lemieux 2001.jpg
Born October 5, 1965 (1965-10-05) (age 54)
Montreal, QC, CAN
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight 235 lb (107 kg; 16 st 11 lb)
Position Centre
Played for Pittsburgh Penguins
National team Flag of Canada.svg Canada
NHL Draft 1st overall, 1984
Pittsburgh Penguins
Playing career 1984–1997

Mario Lemieux, OC, (born October 5, 1965 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player. He is considered to be one of the best players of all time.[1] He played 17 seasons as a forward with the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League from 1984-2006. He currently co-owns both the Pittsburgh Penguins and their farm team, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1997. He was also inducted into the Canada's Walk of Fame in 2004.


  1. "Mario Lemieux". Encyclopedia Britannica. 

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