Penguins legend Mario Lemieux tries on new Reverse Retro Jersey in front of wall of trophies

Penguins legend Mario Lemieux tries on new Reverse Retro Jersey in front of wall of trophies
Mario Lemieux tries on the Penguins new alternate jersey. (Pittsburgh Penguins)

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins unveiled their new Reverse Retro alternate sweaters this week, featuring “Pittsburgh” in diagonal text across the front.

It’s a look Penguins legend and owner Mario Lemieux knows well.

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The Hockey Hall of Famer was sent one of the new jerseys and he tried it on in front of his wall of trophies.

Lemieux called it “beautiful” in the video posted to the Penguins Twitter account.

The Penguins wore black jerseys with the diagonal “Pittsburgh” text from 1992-97. The 2020-21 version will feature the same script, but will be on a white uniform, signifying a “reverse” take on the classic throwback.

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