'The last thing players want to do is say something critical or pointed to fire somebody up on the eve of a playoff series. But that's exactly what Mario Lemieux, the owner/conscience/superstar of the Pittsburgh Penguins did Wednesday as the Pens prepared to take on the Buffalo Sabres in their second-round playoff series which starts Thursday night.'
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