Hmmmm. Here is why teams need more than one solid player.
Mario Lemieux is going to miss another week or so with his strained hip.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette also repeats the rumors that Lemieux is suffering more than a strain — that it’s really a tear. Or even arthritis. The Penguins coaching staff denies all of this.
Me? I don’t see what’s so surprising about an old guy taking a while to heal. My dad gets a paper cut and he’s out for like three days. It’s the nature of aging.