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Video- “Playing To Lose” And Getting Mario Lemieux

via TSN,

Michael Farber examines the Penguins' controversial 1983-84 season in which the team may have tanked to land the No. 1 pick, which they used on Mario Lemieux.

Watch it below...

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Well, at least that explains the choice of Jim Rutherford. Fitting McDavid, Crosby and Malkin under the cap won’t be easy, though.

Posted by YouppiKiYay on 06/22/14 at 05:50 PM ET

Paul's avatar

The full 30 minute documentary runs on Tuesday at 8pm ET on TSN.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 06/22/14 at 06:22 PM ET

bigfrog's avatar

Classy organization.

Posted by bigfrog on 06/22/14 at 09:37 PM ET


playing to lose is quite the strategy. look at almost all of our recent cup champions and their draft records.

Posted by tbuhg on 06/22/14 at 11:28 PM ET

Mistercristo's avatar

A case of history repeating itself every twenty (or so) years?

Posted by Mistercristo from Cameron Frye's garage, circa 1987 on 06/23/14 at 12:13 AM ET

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