|1995-96 Leaf Freeze Frame|
That year was well spent getting fresh. Lemieux went on the following season to win his third Hart Trophy and won the scoring title with 161 points. Ironically enough, two days later Commissioner Gary Bettman would announce that the start of the 1994-95 season was going to be delayed due to the failure to agree to a new collective bargaining agreement with the NHLPA. The season was shortened from 84 to 48 games.