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Mario Lemieux


1965 Born October 5 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada to Jean-Guy and Pierette Lemieux
1984 Selected as first choice in draft by Pittsburgh Penguins
1991-92 Pittsburgh Penguins win two consecutive Stanley Cup championships
1993 Marries Nathalie Asselin on June 26
1993 Diagnosed with Hodgkin's Disease
1997 Announces retirement as professional athlete
1999 Becomes part-owner of Pittsburgh Penguins
2000 Returns to lineup of Pittsburgh Penguins
2002 Member of Canadian men's hockey team at Salt Lake City Olympic Games

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Famous Sports StarsHockeyMario Lemieux Biography - Drafted By Pittsburgh Penguins, Two Consecutive Stanley Cup Wins, Chronology, Awards And Accomplishments, Diagnosed With Hodgkin's Disease