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Mario was super despite the obstacles
Oct. 11, 1984: Lemieux's first NHL game
April 26, 1997: A swan's song
Mario Lemieux: Career chronology
Mario Lemieux: Career stats
Jan. 20, 1989: Lemieux nets 50th in 44th game
Wednesday, November 19, 2003
Lemieux leads Penguins to repeat
ESPN Classic celebrates Mario Lemieux's return to the ice by presenting the Pittsburgh Penguins Cup-clinching Game 4 win in 1992.
Saturday, Dec. 16 at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN Classic
Mario Lemieux contributed a goal and two assists en route to capturing his second consecutive Conn Smythe Trophy as the playoff MVP. Lemieux, the NHL's scoring leader, missed six games of the playoffs after suffering a broken hand in Game 2 of the Patrick Division finals against the New York Rangers. But he returned against Boston in the Wales Conference finals and finished the playoffs with 16 goals in 15 games.
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