Mario done for the season

Over 3 months of of media silence ended today as the Pittsburgh Penguins announced that Mario Lemieux’s would undergo season ending surgery on his left hip next week.
Mario plans, at this point, to play again next season, pointing to his quick recovery after a similar surgery on his right hip following the 2001-02 season. Many may remember that Mario played 67 games the following season posting 91 points.

As far as the Penguins are concerend this is one more blow to an already forgettable season.