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As if there was ever any doubt as to who would top this list.
Lemieux played his entire career with Pittsburgh and was a long time team captain. He pulled the Penguins from a mediocre, struggling team to a team that got people talking.
He won two Stanley Cups with the Penguins and was playoff MVP in both Cup years. He scored five goals five different ways in a 1988 game and is still the only NHL player who has ever accomplished that feat. He holds multiple Penguins records, including games played, career points and goals in a season.
If you go to the Penguins website and look at the all-time season and career leaders, Lemieux is at the top in every category.
He represented Pittsburgh in 10 NHL All-Star Games. He has won every NHL award imaginable, capturing three Hart Trophies, six Art Ross Trophies and four Lester B. Pearson Awards. He also won the Calder Trophy in 1985 and the Bill Masterton Trophy in 1993.
Lemieux originally retired in 1997 after battling a back injury. He came out of retirement in 2000 and scored a goal in his first game back. He was already in the Hockey Hall of Fame, as the waiting period was waved and he was inducted upon his first retirement.
He also bought the team in 1999 and remains the team's owner and chairman.
When the Penguins reached a deal to build the Consol Energy Center in 2007, Lemieux was the one who announced to Penguins fans that the team would remain in Pittsburgh.
He had his name engraved on the Cup once again in 2009, his first Cup as a team owner.
But hey, no big deal or anything. It's all in a days work for the greatest Penguin of all-time and the one who you just cannot dislike.
Not even Flyers fans could.