Proposed sale the latest in a long line of Boston connections to the Pittsburgh Penguins

Marino, who bought in for less than $40 million (including assumed debt), soon felt he had no choice but to take the Penguins into bankruptcy, noted Baldwin, which in turn led to the 1999 rescue sale to Mario Lemieux and Ron Burkle. Well, you know, what can I say? You’re right about that,” said Baldwin, when I noted that Marino couldn’t wait to unload the franchise.