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How About A Lemieux Statue?

from Mark Madden at the Beaver County Times,

As the Consol Energy Center rises across the street from Mellon Arena, plans for accessorizing the Penguins’ new digs should be forming.

Even though it’s not his style, those plans must include a statue of the team’s greatest player and current owner, Mario Lemieux.

As the euphoria of the franchise’s third Stanley Cup fades — and that’s going to take a while — we should never forget the gamble Lemieux took to keep the team in Pittsburgh and keep his sweater alive.

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