Hockey Central
April 26, 1997
The Mario Lemieux Era is over.
Mario's final game was a 5 - 3 loss at Philadelphia.
Mario scored a goal and had an assist in the game,
but that seems like an after thought.
There will never be another like Super Mario.

April 23, 1997
Mario played his final game at the Civic Arena.
It was a moment Mario and the fans won't soon forget.
Mario scored a goal against Garth Snow
with 64 seconds remaining in the game.
The goal set off an ovation that words cannot describe.
Mario was named the number one star of the game
and the crowd sent Mario away in tears.

April 8, 1997
Mario Lemieux played his final regular season game at the Civic Arena.

April 11, 1997
Mario scores his 50th goal of the season on a penalty shot verses
Florida's John Vanbiesbrouck. It is the sixth time Mario has
scored 50 goals in a season.

Super Mario Celebrates Goal #600 !!!