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Friday, October 5, 2012

Blow Out the Candles October 5

Pittsburgh Penguins great Mario Lemieux is celebrating his 48th birthday today.
Awards

Lemieux's star on Canada's Walk of Fame
Hockey Hall of Fame – 1997
Stanley Cup champion – 1991, 1992, 2009 (as owner)
Olympic gold medalist — 2002
Hart Memorial Trophy – 1988, 1993, 1996
Art Ross Trophy – 1988, 1989, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997
Conn Smythe Trophy – 1991, 1992
Lester B. Pearson Award – 1986, 1988, 1993, 1996
NHL Plus/Minus Award – 1993
Calder Memorial Trophy – 1985
Chrysler-Dodge/NHL Performer of the Year – 1985, 1986, 1987
Dapper Dan Athlete of The Year – 1986, 1989
Lester Patrick Trophy – 2000
Bill Masterton Trophy – 1993
NHL All-Star Game MVP – 1985, 1988, 1990
NHL First All-Star Team – 1988, 1989, 1993, 1996, 1997
NHL Second All-Star Team – 1986, 1987, 1992, 2001
NHL All-Rookie Team – 1985
CHL Player of the Year - 1984
ESPN Hockey Player of the Decade – 2000
ESPY Award NHL Player of the Year – 1993, 1994, 1998
Lou Marsh Trophy – 1993
In 1998, he was ranked number 4 on The Hockey News' list of the 100 Greatest Hockey Players, the highest-ranking French-Canadian player.
Inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame in 2004.
His #66 has been retired by the Pittsburgh Penguins, Team Canada, and Laval Titan.
In 2009, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada "for his contributions as one of hockey’s most gifted players, as an inspirational role model and mentor, and for supporting charitable initiatives through the Mario Lemieux Foundation"



Hall of Fame goalie Patrick Roy is celebrating his 47th birthday today.

Calder Cup – with Sherbrooke Canadiens in 1985.
Stanley Cup — with Montreal Canadiens in 1986, 1993, with Colorado Avalanche in 1996, 2001.
Conn Smythe Trophy — 1986, 1993, 2001.
William M. Jennings Trophy — 1987*, 1988*, 1989*, 1992, 2002
Vezina Trophy — 1989, 1990, 1992
NHL All-Star Game — 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003
NHL First All-Star Team — 1989, 1990, 1992, 2002
NHL Second All-Star Team — 1988, 1991
NHL All-Rookie Team — 1986
Trico Goaltending Award — 1989, 1990
Memorial Cup in 2006 with Quebec Remparts (as Coach)
The Colorado Avalanche retired Roy's No. 33 jersey on October 23, 2003.
The Montreal Canadiens retired Roy's No. 33 jersey on November 22, 2008

* Shared with Brian Hayward.

1 comment:

  1. I never knew that those two hockey greats shared the same birthday. By the way, that Roy Masterpieces relic is a sweet card!

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