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Father of former Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury dies

Zach Brendza
Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury speaks during an NHL hockey media day for the Stanley Cup on Sunday, May 27, 2018, in Las Vegas.

The father of former Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury has died, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Friday.

Vegas Golden Knights beat reporter Ben Gotz reported Andre Fleury passed away Wednesday at age 63.

According to Gotz, Marc-Andre Fleury left the Golden Knights’ road trip for Quebec on Tuesday because of a serious illness, coach Gerard Gallant said.

Andre Fleury died a day before his son’s birthday, which was Thursday.

Zach Brendza is a Tribune-Review digital producer. You can contact Zach at 724-850-1288, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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