mieux was inducted into the hall of fame November 17 and also had his number, 66 retired by the Penguins two days later. This is a perfect ending for the best hockey player to ever lace up a pair of skates. Many will remember his skill on the ice. To others his leadership will stand out. I will always remember him as both. Novermber 19, 1997 will always be remembered as the last time Mario stepped on to the ice, to see his number 66 retired.