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Canada Mario Lemieux
a.k.a. "Super Mario"
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Last added: Maxwell Budnick
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Matvei Michkov 7 12 4 16
2. Shane Wright 5 9 5 14
3. Connor Bedard 7 7 7 14
4. Nikita Chibrikov 7 4 9 13
5. Samu Tuomaala 7 5 6 11
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
55
Height
6'4" / 194 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
231 lbs / 105 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time Olympic Gold Medal 1
1-time World Cup Gold Medal 1
1-time World Championship Silver Medal 1
1-time Canada Cup Champion 1
1-time NHL Contribution to U.S. Hockey (Lester Patrick Trophy) 1
3-time NHL Most Goals (Maurice Richard Trophy) 3
6-time NHL Most Points (Art Ross Trophy) 6
3-time NHL Most Valuable Player (Hart Trophy) 3
4-time NHL MVP Selected by NHLPA (Ted Lindsay Award) 4
1-time NHL Rookie of the Year (Calder Trophy) 1
1-time NHL Sportsmanship Award (Bill Masterton Trophy) 1
2-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 2
2-time NHL Stanley Cup MVP (Conn Smythe Trophy) 2
1-time QMJHL Champion 1

Brother: Alain Lemieux
Son: Austin Lemieux
Nephew: Mikael Lemieux

With 1,723 points in 915 games, "Super Mario" retired with the 2nd highest PPG rate in NHL history. The Pittsburgh Penguins legend used his 6'4 frame and offensive talents to dominate over his career, winning 2 Stanley Cups, 6 Art Ross Trophies, and several other awards.

Team Staff profile of Mario Lemieux also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1977-78 Ville Émard Peewee Peewee 65 150 93 243 - |
1979-80 Montréal Hurricanes QAHA - - - - - |
1980-81 Montréal-Concordia QMAAA 47 62 62 124 127 |
1981-82 Laval Voisins QMJHL 64 30 66 96 22 | Playoffs 18 5 9 14 31
1982-83 Laval Voisins “A” QMJHL 66 84 100 184 76 | Playoffs 12 14 18 32 18
Canada U20 WJC-20 7 5 5 10 12 |
1983-84 Laval Voisins “C” QMJHL 70 133 149 282 92 | Playoffs 14 29 23 52 29
1984-85 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 73 43 57 100 54 -33 |
Canada WC 9 4 6 10 2 |
1985-86 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 79 48 93 141 43 -8 |
1986-87 Pittsburgh Penguins “A” NHL 63 54 53 107 57 12 |
1987-88 Pittsburgh Penguins “C” NHL 77 70 98 168 92 23 |
Canada CC 9 11 7 18 8 5 |
1988-89 Pittsburgh Penguins “C” NHL 76 85 114 199 100 41 | Playoffs 11 12 7 19 16 -1
1989-90 Pittsburgh Penguins “C” NHL 59 45 78 123 78 -18 |
1990-91 Pittsburgh Penguins “C” NHL 26 19 26 45 30 8 | Playoffs 23 16 28 44 16 14
1991-92 Pittsburgh Penguins “C” NHL 64 44 87 131 94 27 | Playoffs 15 16 18 34 2 6
1992-93 Pittsburgh Penguins “C” NHL 60 69 91 160 38 55 | Playoffs 11 8 10 18 10 2
1993-94 Pittsburgh Penguins “C” NHL 22 17 20 37 32 -2 | Playoffs 6 4 3 7 2 -4
1994-95 Did not play |
1995-96 Pittsburgh Penguins “C” NHL 70 69 92 161 54 10 | Playoffs 18 11 16 27 33 3
1996-97 Pittsburgh Penguins “C” NHL 76 50 72 122 65 27 | Playoffs 5 3 3 6 4 -4
1997-98 Did not play |
1998-99 Did not play |
1999-00 Did not play |
2000-01 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 43 35 41 76 18 15 | Playoffs 18 6 11 17 4 4
2001-02 Pittsburgh Penguins “C” NHL 24 6 25 31 14 0 |
Canada “C” OG 5 2 4 6 0 4 |
2002-03 Pittsburgh Penguins “C” NHL 67 28 63 91 43 -25 |
2003-04 Pittsburgh Penguins “C” NHL 10 1 8 9 6 -2 |
2004-05 Did not play |
Canada “C” WCup 6 1 4 5 2 4 |
2005-06 Pittsburgh Penguins “C” NHL 26 7 15 22 16 -16 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1976-77 Ville Émard Peewee QC Int PW - - - - - |
1977-78 Ville Émard Peewee QC Int PW - - - - - |
1983-84 Laval Voisins “C” M-Cup 3 1 2 3 0 |
1986-87 NHL All-Stars Rendez-vous 87 2 0 3 3 0 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1999-00 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Franchise Owner Bought the franchise from bankruptcy
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Chairman
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL President
2000-01 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Franchise Owner
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Chairman
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL President
2001-02 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Franchise Owner
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Chairman
2002-03 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Franchise Owner
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Chairman
2003-04 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Franchise Owner
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Chairman
2004-05 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Franchise Owner
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Chairman
2005-06 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Franchise Owner
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Chairman
2006-07 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Franchise Owner
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Chairman
2007-08 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Franchise Owner
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Chairman
2008-09 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Franchise Owner
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Chairman
2009-10 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Franchise Owner
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Chairman
2010-11 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Franchise Owner
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Chairman
2011-12 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Franchise Owner
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Chairman
2012-13 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Franchise Owner
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Chairman
2013-14 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Franchise Owner
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Chairman
2014-15 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Franchise Owner
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Chairman
2015-16 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Franchise Owner
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Chairman
2016-17 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Franchise Owner
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Chairman
2017-18 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Franchise Owner
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Chairman
2018-19 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Franchise Owner
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Chairman
2019-20 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Franchise Owner
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Chairman
2020-21 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Franchise Owner
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Chairman
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
CC 1 9 11 7 18 2.00 8 5 | 0
M-Cup 1 3 1 2 3 1.00 0 - | 0
NHL 17 915 690 1033 1723 1.88 834 114 | 8 107 76 96 172 1.61 87 20
OG 1 5 2 4 6 1.20 0 4 | 0
Peewee 1 65 150 93 243 3.74 - - | 0
QAHA 1 - - - - - - - | 0
QC Int PW 2 - - - - - - - | 0
QMAAA 1 47 62 62 124 2.64 127 - | 0
QMJHL 3 200 247 315 562 2.81 190 - | 3 44 48 50 98 2.23 78 -
Rendez-vous 87 1 2 0 3 3 1.50 0 - | 0
WC 1 9 4 6 10 1.11 2 - | 0
WCup 1 6 1 4 5 0.83 2 4 | 0
WJC-20 1 7 5 5 10 1.43 12 - | 0
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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1981, 1 #1 overall by Laval Voisins in the QMJHL Entry Draft

Number 66 retired by Canada

Number 66 retired by Pittsburgh Penguins

Cult/Star player for Canada

Cult/Star player for Pittsburgh Penguins

Career transactions
- 2006-01-24 • Announced his retirement
- 2005-09-09 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Pittsburgh Penguins
- 2000-12-08 • Announced his return to hockey

Other memorable dates
- 1984-10-11 • Scored his first NHL goal (vs. Boston Bruins, Pete Peeters on his first ever shift)
- 1984-10-11 • Made his NHL debut (vs. Boston Bruins)

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