Mario Lemieux facts for kids
|Hockey Hall of Fame, 1997|
|Born||October 5, 1965
Montreal, QC, CAN
|Height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight||235 lb (107 kg; 16 st 11 lb)|
|Played for||Pittsburgh Penguins|
|NHL Draft||1st overall, 1984
Mario Lemieux, OC, (born October 5, 1965 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey player. He is considered to be one of the best players of all time. 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.
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Lemieux's exhibit in the Hockey Hall of Fame
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