News – NHL: Mario Lemieux has sold his Penguins

NHL / The Penguins sold!

Pittsburgh Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins were sold to Fenway Sports Group (FSG) on Monday. Mario lemieux, a two-time Stanley Cup champion with the Penguins as a player, will retain limited squad shares. Ron Burkle, who with Lemieux became the majority owner of the Penguins in 1999, will also retain a stake in the team. The sale has yet to be approved by the NHL Board of Governors.

“As the Penguins begin a new chapter, I will continue to be active with the team as I always have, and look forward to continuing to build on our recent successes with our new FSG partners. , Lemieux said. Their organizing philosophy represents the same approach that has worked so well for me and Ron over the past 22 years. « 

All senior executives, President and CEO David Morehouse, COO Kevin Acklin, President of Hockey Operations Brian Burke, General Manager Ron Hextall and Coach Mike Sullivan will remain in office.

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