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Penguins once again raise Lemieux banner

Updated: October 5, 2006, 10:27 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- Mario Lemieux's No. 66 jersey banner was raised again to the Mellon Arena ceiling Thursday, nine months after the Hall of Fame center retired from the Pittsburgh Penguins for the second time.

The banner recognizing Lemieux's career, unveiled after he retired in 1997, was taken down after he came out of retirement in 2000. The new banner updates the length of Lemieux's career, which began as the No. 1 pick in the 1984 draft.

The brief ceremony was held minutes ...

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