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From the Penguins to the Golden Knights: The career of Marc-Andre Fleury

| Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 12:27 p.m.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) kisses the Stanley Cup Trophy after defeating the Nashville Predators in Game 6 to claim theNHL Stanley Cup on Sunday June 11, 2017 at Bridgestone Arena.
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) kisses the Stanley Cup Trophy after defeating the Nashville Predators in Game 6 to claim theNHL Stanley Cup on Sunday June 11, 2017 at Bridgestone Arena.
Top NHL draft prospect Marc-Andre Fleury, right, of Sorel, Quebec, is interviewed during a luncheon in Nashville, Tenn., Friday, June 20, 2003. The NHL draft will be held in Nashville on Saturday and Sunday. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Top NHL draft prospect Marc-Andre Fleury, right, of Sorel, Quebec, is interviewed during a luncheon in Nashville, Tenn., Friday, June 20, 2003. The NHL draft will be held in Nashville on Saturday and Sunday. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury at Consol Energy Center 2012.
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Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury at Consol Energy Center 2012. Chaz Palla | Tribune Review
The Penguins' Marc-Andre Fleury watches from the bench during game 3 of the Eastern Conference final, Wednesday,  June 5, 2013, at TD Garden.
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The Penguins' Marc-Andre Fleury watches from the bench during game 3 of the Eastern Conference final, Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at TD Garden.
The Penguins' Sidney Crosby consoles goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury after the Blue Jackets first goal in the first period Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Nationwide Arena.
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The Penguins' Sidney Crosby consoles goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury after the Blue Jackets first goal in the first period Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Nationwide Arena.
Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury taps his stick on the ice after Phil Kessel's goal against the Blue Jackets in the second period during game one in first round Stanley Cup action Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at PPG Paints Arena.
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Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury taps his stick on the ice after Phil Kessel's goal against the Blue Jackets in the second period during game one in first round Stanley Cup action Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at PPG Paints Arena.
Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury works the crowd as he walks the red carpet into Consol Energy Center Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, before the home opener against Montreal.
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Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury works the crowd as he walks the red carpet into Consol Energy Center Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, before the home opener against Montreal.
Penguins assistant coach Rick Tocchet talks with goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury after the Lightning's fourth goal during game four of the Eastern Conference Finals Friday, May 20, 2016 at Amalie Arena.
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Penguins assistant coach Rick Tocchet talks with goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury after the Lightning's fourth goal during game four of the Eastern Conference Finals Friday, May 20, 2016 at Amalie Arena.
PLB Sports' Marc-Andre Fleury Flakes cereal at their Robinson offices Tuesday, March, 11, 2014.
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PLB Sports' Marc-Andre Fleury Flakes cereal at their Robinson offices Tuesday, March, 11, 2014.
Marc-Andre Fleury interacts with fan along the route of the Pittsburgh Penguins' 2015 Stanley Cup Victory Parade in Downtown on Wednesday, June 15, 2016.
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Marc-Andre Fleury interacts with fan along the route of the Pittsburgh Penguins' 2015 Stanley Cup Victory Parade in Downtown on Wednesday, June 15, 2016.
PITTSBURGH - DECEMBER 23:  Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Pittsburgh Penguins looks back at the play after making a save against the Ottawa Senators on December 23, 2009 at Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
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PITTSBURGH - DECEMBER 23: Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Pittsburgh Penguins looks back at the play after making a save against the Ottawa Senators on December 23, 2009 at Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) congratulates Penguins goalie Matt Murray (30) on a 6-0 shut out against the Predators in Game 5 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals on Thursday June 08, 2017 at PPG Paints Arena.
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) congratulates Penguins goalie Matt Murray (30) on a 6-0 shut out against the Predators in Game 5 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals on Thursday June 08, 2017 at PPG Paints Arena.
Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury collects his sticks as the players clean out their lockers, Sunday, June 9, 2013 at Consol Energy Center.
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Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury collects his sticks as the players clean out their lockers, Sunday, June 9, 2013 at Consol Energy Center.
Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury at Consol Energy Center Jan. 2013.
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Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury at Consol Energy Center Jan. 2013. Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review
Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury makes a save on the Canadiens' Phillip Danault in the third period Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016 at PPG Paints Arena.
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Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury makes a save on the Canadiens' Phillip Danault in the third period Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016 at PPG Paints Arena.
DETROIT - JUNE 12:  Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates with the Stanley Cup after defeating the Detroit Red Wings by a score of 2-1 to win Game Seven and the 2009 NHL Stanley Cup Finals at Joe Louis Arena on June 12, 2009 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Marc-Andre Fleury
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DETROIT - JUNE 12: Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates with the Stanley Cup after defeating the Detroit Red Wings by a score of 2-1 to win Game Seven and the 2009 NHL Stanley Cup Finals at Joe Louis Arena on June 12, 2009 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Marc-Andre Fleury
PITTSBURGH - JUNE 15:  Marc-Andre Fleury #29 and Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins proceed down the Blvd of the Allies with the Stanley Cup during Stanley Cup Champion Victory Parade on June 15, 2009 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Marc-Andre Fleury;Sidney Crosby
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PITTSBURGH - JUNE 15: Marc-Andre Fleury #29 and Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins proceed down the Blvd of the Allies with the Stanley Cup during Stanley Cup Champion Victory Parade on June 15, 2009 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Marc-Andre Fleury;Sidney Crosby
Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury hoists the Stanley Cup wearing a Francisco Cervelli jersey, as he exits the Pirates dugout during a visit to the ballpark before a game against the Rockies Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at PNC Park.
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Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury hoists the Stanley Cup wearing a Francisco Cervelli jersey, as he exits the Pirates dugout during a visit to the ballpark before a game against the Rockies Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at PNC Park.
Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury greets Cameron and Connor Evans (rt) as they get their season tickets in the locker room Monday, Sept. 14, 2015 at Consol Energy Center.
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Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury greets Cameron and Connor Evans (rt) as they get their season tickets in the locker room Monday, Sept. 14, 2015 at Consol Energy Center.
Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc Andre Fleury chats with PNC Bank president and CEO Sy Holzer at the CONSOL Energey Center, Uptown, during the Skates & Plates Gala to benefit the Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the Mario Lemieux Foundation.
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Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc Andre Fleury chats with PNC Bank president and CEO Sy Holzer at the CONSOL Energey Center, Uptown, during the Skates & Plates Gala to benefit the Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the Mario Lemieux Foundation.
The Penguins' Olli Maatta shakes Marc-Andre Fleury's hand during break up day as the players clean out their lockers Thursday, June 15, 2017 at PPG Paints Arena.
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The Penguins' Olli Maatta shakes Marc-Andre Fleury's hand during break up day as the players clean out their lockers Thursday, June 15, 2017 at PPG Paints Arena.
Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury was taken by Vegas in the NHL expansion draft.
Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review
Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury was taken by Vegas in the NHL expansion draft.
Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury speaks to the media at his locker at Consol Energy Center April 24, 2012.
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Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury speaks to the media at his locker at Consol Energy Center April 24, 2012. Chaz Palla | Tribune Review
PITTSBURGH, PA - SEPTEMBER 16: Marc-Andre Fleury of the Pittsburgh Penguins poses for his official headshot of the 2011-12 season on September 16, 2011 at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/NHLI via Getty Images)
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PITTSBURGH, PA - SEPTEMBER 16: Marc-Andre Fleury of the Pittsburgh Penguins poses for his official headshot of the 2011-12 season on September 16, 2011 at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/NHLI via Getty Images)
The Penguins mob Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury after shutting out the Captials in game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinal Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at the Verizon Center in Washington DC.
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The Penguins mob Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury after shutting out the Captials in game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinal Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at the Verizon Center in Washington DC.
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) sits on the bench during play against the Senators in the second period of game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL Playoffs on Sunday May 21, 2017 at PPG Paints Arena.
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Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) sits on the bench during play against the Senators in the second period of game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL Playoffs on Sunday May 21, 2017 at PPG Paints Arena.
Young fans cheer on Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury before the game against Toronto Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 at Consol Energy Center.
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Young fans cheer on Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury before the game against Toronto Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 at Consol Energy Center. Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury makes a third-period on the Hurricanes' Jay McClement, Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 at Consol Enrgy Center.
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Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury makes a third-period on the Hurricanes' Jay McClement, Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 at Consol Enrgy Center.
The Penguins' Sidney Crosby looks on as the Maple Leafs' Leo Komarov beats goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury in the second period, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 at Consol Enrgy Center.
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The Penguins' Sidney Crosby looks on as the Maple Leafs' Leo Komarov beats goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury in the second period, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 at Consol Enrgy Center.
Marc-Andre Fleury smiles as he returns to the Pittsburgh table with European Scout Mark Kelley after being selected first overall by the Penguins in the NHL draft in Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday, June 21, 2003.  Fleury, a goaltender, is the first player taken by the Penguins first overall since Mario Lemieux was selected with the 1984 top pick.
Marc-Andre Fleury smiles as he returns to the Pittsburgh table with European Scout Mark Kelley after being selected first overall by the Penguins in the NHL draft in Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday, June 21, 2003. Fleury, a goaltender, is the first player taken by the Penguins first overall since Mario Lemieux was selected with the 1984 top pick.
Penguins goaltender Marc-Anre Fleury stops the Los Angeles Kings' Eric Belanger in the third period on Oct 10, 2003, at Mellon Arena. Fleury stopped 46 of 48 shots in his first game as a Penguin.
Penguins goaltender Marc-Anre Fleury stops the Los Angeles Kings' Eric Belanger in the third period on Oct 10, 2003, at Mellon Arena. Fleury stopped 46 of 48 shots in his first game as a Penguin.
Vegas Golden Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury plays against the Nashville Predators in an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn.
Vegas Golden Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury plays against the Nashville Predators in an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn.
Vegas Golden Knights goalie and former PIttsburgh Penguin Marc-Andre Fleury poses for a photo with fans before an NHL hockey game between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Arizona Coyotes last year in Las Vegas. (AP Photo | John Locher)
Vegas Golden Knights goalie and former PIttsburgh Penguin Marc-Andre Fleury poses for a photo with fans before an NHL hockey game between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Arizona Coyotes last year in Las Vegas. (AP Photo | John Locher)
TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 27: Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Vegas Golden Knights and Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins pose during the Honda NHL Accuracy Shooting during the 2018 GEICO NHL All-Star Skills Competition at Amalie Arena on January 27, 2018 in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
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TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 27: Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Vegas Golden Knights and Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins pose during the Honda NHL Accuracy Shooting during the 2018 GEICO NHL All-Star Skills Competition at Amalie Arena on January 27, 2018 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Vegas Golden Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury has a Vegas Strong sticker on his helmet before an NHL hockey game in Dallas, Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
Vegas Golden Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury has a Vegas Strong sticker on his helmet before an NHL hockey game in Dallas, Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Jon Merrill, left, celebrates with Vegas Golden Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury after Merrill scored against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Jon Merrill, left, celebrates with Vegas Golden Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury after Merrill scored against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 28: Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Vegas Golden Knights gets introduced  prior to the 2018 Honda NHL All-Star Game at Amalie Arena on January 28, 2018 in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
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TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 28: Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Vegas Golden Knights gets introduced prior to the 2018 Honda NHL All-Star Game at Amalie Arena on January 28, 2018 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 28: Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Vegas Golden Knights rolls for the puck in the first half during the 2018 Honda NHL All-Star Game between the Central Division and the Pacific Divison at Amalie Arena on January 28, 2018 in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
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TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 28: Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Vegas Golden Knights rolls for the puck in the first half during the 2018 Honda NHL All-Star Game between the Central Division and the Pacific Divison at Amalie Arena on January 28, 2018 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Vegas Golden Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury signs posters before an NHL hockey game between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Arizona Coyotes, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Vegas Golden Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury signs posters before an NHL hockey game between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Arizona Coyotes, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) watches play during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Raleigh, N.C. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) watches play during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Raleigh, N.C. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Vegas Golden Knights warms up before a game against the Columbus Blue Jackets at T-Mobile Arena on January 23, 2018 in Las Vegas.
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Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Vegas Golden Knights warms up before a game against the Columbus Blue Jackets at T-Mobile Arena on January 23, 2018 in Las Vegas.
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