Super Mario scores on his first NHL shift
Oct. 11, 1984
Big things are expected from Mario Lemieux, the first selection in the 1984 NHL draft who had 133 goals and 149 assists for 282 points in junior hockey last season. The Pittsburgh Penguins center, who wears No. 66 (Wayne Gretzky's No. 99 turned upside down), doesn't disappoint.
Today, in his first game, on his first shift, on his first shot, he scores his first goal. It comes at 2:59 of the first period, past Boston goalie Pete Peeters, in a 4-3 loss to ...
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