January 08, 2001 | Michael Farber
In his return to the ice, Penguins proprietor Mario Lemieux showed his old magic—and a more engaging personality
December 25, 2000 | Pierre McGuire
MARIO LEMIEUXC PENGUINSThe best player in the world when he retired after the 1996-97 season, the 35-year-old six-time scoring champion is making a comeback later this month.
December 25, 2000
BOB BOUGHNERPittsburgh defenseman, on how he'll react to owner Mario Lemieux's return: "I'm going to take him out on the first road trip, get him drunk and talk contract."
February 07, 2000 | Kostya Kennedy
WAYNE GRETZKYRANGERS CTwo seasons ago with the Rangers he led the NHL with 67 assists, and his 53 last year ranked sixth. The Great One, now 39, says he misses the game. And the game sorely misses him: No active...
October 04, 1999 | Kostya Kennedy
When Judge Bernard Markovitz finished presiding over the bankruptcy court proceedings that led to the approval of Mario Lemieux's purchase of the Penguins on Sept. 3, he reflected on Lemieux's potential impact: "If...