Found January 24, 2012 on Yahoo! Sports:
The Pittsburgh Penguins will unveil a statue honoring former star and current team co-owner Mario Lemieux on March 7. The noontime unveiling of the statue, called "Le Magnifique" outside the northwest gate at Consol Energy Center will be open to the public. The Penguins will host the Toronto Maple Leafs later that night.
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