“Today’s NHL is filled with polarizing players,” muses Puck Daddy’s Greg Wyshynski, “but perhaps only Chris Pronger comes closest to Claude Lemieux for the extreme swings between hockey hero and notorious thug in his career.”  Despite lifting the Stanley Cup with 3 different teams and scoring 80 playoff goals (9th most in league history), Lemieux — who announced his retirement yesterday — will be best remembered by Red Wings fans for the above incident (Darren McCarty’s subsequent retaliation excepted)