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Lemieux won't play for Canadian Olympic hockey team

Updated: December 11, 2005, 3:13 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- Penguins owner-captain Mario Lemieux won't play for Canada in the Winter Olympics following his latest medical scare, and he's got what he considers the perfect replacement in mind: Pittsburgh rookie star Sidney Crosby.

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2006 SEASON STATISTICS

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Lemieux, talking publicly Saturday for the first time since being ...

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