Hockey Legend: Mario Lemieux
Six time Art Ross Trophie winner [scoring title]. Two time Conn Smythe Trophie winner [MVP in playoffs], One time Calder Memorial Trophie winner [rookie of the year], and three time Hart Trophie winner [MVP of season]. Who is this person that did this? It’s the astonishing hockey star, they call Mario Lemieux this is just the awards Mario won, he also…………
let’s just start from when he was born. On October 5th 1965 a new
Lemieux was born. He was named Mario and he had only 2 brothers and their names
where Alain and Richard. He was raised by his Dad – Jean-Guy and the person you
can’t live without your mom. Mario’s mom was named Pierrette. Mario growing up
wanted to win whatever it was. Even a game of cards or a contest a school,
Mario wanted to win. Along the way the French-Canadian kid found his love for
hockey as he had astonishing stats in the
did not stop at the OHL, He eventually got drafted by the Pittsburg Penguins
and became on their NHL hockey team. Throughout his career he won all the
awards previously listed and played with
of after his career Lemieux was abducted in to the hockey Hall of Fame and did
a lot throughout his career. He has
showed many times anything is possible with his sensational points and his
journey to discover he had Hodgkin’s disease a form of cancer. Mario got it
during mid season of 1993-1994 seasons and he defeated it and returned to the
From what Mario has accomplished with his career, marriage, and just his life is simply no doubt amazing. With his awards, to his kids, it’s just superb!!! Mario Lemieux’s fight for his life and his cancer foundation is inspiring. It doesn’t matter if you hate him but the stuff he has done and he is doing should earn you the least bit of respect for him. Mario Lemieux is a great hockey player. This is a man who changed hockey…… This is Hockey Hall of Famer: Mario Lemieux.
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