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Today in NHL History – January 24


English: Mario Lemieux at the HSBC Arena in Bu...

2006 – Mario Lemieux retired from playing in the NHL for the last time. He had previously retired and came back from cancer, a heart problem, agonizing back pain, a rare bone infection, a self-imposed one-season layoff and, five years earlier, from the boredom of retirement.

1981 – Mike Bossy (New York Islanders) tied Rocket Richard’s record of 50 goals in first 50 games of the season.

 

 

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  1. JJ
    January 24, 2012 at 12:38 pm

    Super Mario will be honored here in Pittsburgh in march, a statue of him will be placed at the home of the pens, console energy center.

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