Lemieux expects more wide open, exciting game
CANONSBURG, Pa. -- Mario Lemieux welcomes the news the NHL finally seems serious about eliminating obstruction, making the game more wide open and allowing its stars to score more goals.
He just wishes the NHL had listened to him when he first began arguing for the changes 10 years ago.
"It's the way the game should be,'' the Pittsburgh Penguins owner-player said Thursday. "It got to the point where it was almost unplayable out there the last few years.''
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