Marc-Andre Fleury RUMORS & NEWS

  • Goaltender Fleury could be starting final season with Penguins

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Marc-Andre Fleury will stand between the pipes Thursday for his 10th home opener with the Penguins. Could it be his last? Fleury is entering the season in the final year of his contract, his future uncertain, yet his presence is more crucial than ever. Such mixed signals are a microcosm of a..." October 09

  • Penguins force Fleury to prove himself

    ESPN.com "Recently, Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford indicated that the club’s starting goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury would enter the 2014-15 season without a contract extension. Rutherford said it was not an immediate priority to re-sign the 29-year-old netminder, who is heading into..." September 03

  • Penguins goalie Fleury likely to enter season without new contract

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Goalie Marc-Andre Fleury is almost certain to enter the 2014-15 season without a new contract, Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford said. Fleury's agent, Allan Walsh, is fine with the arrangement. Rutherford on Monday told the Tribune-Review that signing Fleury, who could become an..." August 27

  • Penguins aren’t in rush to re-sign Fleury

    Pro Hockey Talk "Although the Pittsburgh Penguins failed to live up to expectations in the 2014 playoffs, at least this time goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury escaped relatively unscathed. Before the 2013-14 campaign, Fleury had struggled in the Penguins’ recent postseason runs, which put his status as the team’s..." August 26

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    Rob Rossi @RobRossi_Trib

    Hearing Fleury not in play, Neal definitely is for #pens as far as trades. Also, Rutherford looking to find cap space with some deals

  • Crosby, Fleury lead Penguins in shutout win over Rangers in Game 3

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Shutting out the New York Rangers on consecutive nights in the Stanley Cup playoffs was not enough for the Penguins. Neither was taking back home-ice advantage with a 2-0 victory in Game 3 at Madison Square Garden on Monday night. “We played smart, but I thought we sat back too much in the..." May 06

  • Fleury notches shutout in Penguins' 3-0 win over Rangers

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Marc-Andre Fleury was flawless Sunday night. He really didn't have much choice. Not if the Penguins were going to tie their Eastern Conference second-round playoff series with the New York Rangers, anyway. Perfection, after all, was practically the only thing that eluded Rangers goalie..." May 05

  • Bylsma expects Penguins' Fleury to atone for mistake

    NHL.com "Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma said goalie Marc-Andre Fleury made a mistake. With less than 30 seconds remaining in regulation and the Penguins up 3-2 Wednesday, Fleury left his crease in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference First Round against the Columbus Blue Jackets. He attempted to..." April 24

  • Pressure in series now shifts to Penguins' Fleury

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury talked a brave game Wednesday night only minutes after giving up a late tying goal and then the winning overtime goal in a crushing 4-3 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game 4 of their first-round Stanley Cup playoff series. By allowing those killer goals,..." April 24

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    Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins

    Sid on why to believe in Fleury: "I think the way he’s played speaks for itself. I think he’s done everything he’s had to do to bounce back"

  • Should Marc-Andre Fleury make Canadian Olympic cut?

    Yahoo! Sports "Marc-Andre Fleury is an Olympic gold medalist. That’s something you may have forgotten or overlooked, but the third-string guy on an Olympic championship team still wears gold around his neck. And Fleury was the No. 3 goalie for Canada in the 2010 Vancouver Games, although his presence on the..." December 24

  • Crosby, Fleury lead Penguins over Capitals, 4-0

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Sidney Crosby can’t be expected to nail it every time, you know. On this occasion, he had to settle for being half-right. And undoubtedly was thrilled about it. Just hours before the Penguins’ 4-0 victory against Washington at the Verizon Center Wednesday night, Crosby was talking about..." November 21

  • Pominville, Fleury, Chimera named 'Stars' of week

    NHL.com "Minnesota Wild right wing Jason Pominville, Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury and Washington Capitals left wing Jason Chimera have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Nov. 3. FIRST STAR – JASON POMINVILLE, RW, MINNESOTA WILD Pominville tied for the League..." November 04

  • Ovechkin, Eller and Fleury named week's 'Three Stars'

    NHL.com "Washington Capitals right wing Alex Ovechkin Montreal Canadiens center Lars Eller and Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Oct. 6. FIRST STAR – ALEX OVECHKIN RW WASHINGTON CAPITALS Ovechkin led the NHL in goals (4)..." October 07

  • Fleury shuts out Devils as Penguins win season opener, 3-0

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "None of this is new for Marc-Andre Fleury. Not really. After all he had won 249 games before the Penguins' 3-0 victory against New Jersey in the regular-season opener Thursday night at Consol Energy Center and had recorded 23 shutouts. But at this juncture in his career after losing his..." October 04

  • Fleury solid in Penguins' preseason finale, Pens beat Wings 5-1

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Maybe returning to the building of his greatest triumph was just what Marc-Andre Fleury needed. Of course it didn't hurt that most of Detroit's stars didn't play. Nonetheless the Penguins' goalie had his best performance of a shaky preseason as the Penguins handled a depleted Red Wings lineup..." September 26

  • Penguins’ goalie Fleury has been just ‘OK’

    Pro Hockey Talk "It’s only exhibition and doesn’t count toward the standings but Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury had another tough showing. Fleury who has struggled mightily in the last two post-seasons allowed four goals on just 23 shots in Saturday’s 5-3 pre-season loss to the Columbus Blue..." September 22

  • Olympic camp snub final straw? Marc-Andre Fleury to see shrink

    Toronto Sun "Marc-Andre Fleury’s fall from grace hit a new low this week. The once-highly touted netminder was left off Canada’s five-goalie invite list to participate in its August Olympic orientation camp. The snub may have been the straw to break the camel’s back seeing as Fleury is now committed to..." July 25

  • Wild kicking tires on Penguins’ Fleury with Bernier dealt

    Pro Hockey Talk "Now that Jonathan Bernier is off the market, one of the teams that was in hot pursuit of him could turn their attention to another French-Canadian stopper. Michael Russo of The Star Tribune reports the Minnesota Wild have inquired with the Pittsburgh Penguins about their maligned goalie..." June 23

  • Marc-Andre Fleury trade interests Wild, report says

    Sporting News "If the Pittsburgh Penguins reverse course and decide that they've had enough of Marc-Andre Fleury—though there's no indication that's going to happen—they have at least one potential trade partner. The Minnesota Wild "expressed interest" in Fleury, who at the moment is a slightly above-average..." June 22

  • Penguins’ Shero announces Dan Bylsma extension, backs Marc-Andre Fleury

    Yahoo! Sports "The Pittsburgh Penguins' sweep at the hands of the Boston Bruins left the club with a great deal of questions, the foremost of which was the future of coach Dan Bylsma. After another disappointing postseason exit, which came, conveniently, just ahead of contract talk time, would he find himself..." June 12

  • Bylsma: Fleury still Penguins' No. 1 goalie

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Dan Bylsma passed over Marc-Andre Fleury for Tomas Vokoun for most of the Penguins' playoff run, but less than 48 hours after the team was swept in the Eastern Conference final, he backed Fleury in the strongest way. "Marc-Andre Fleury is our No. 1 goalie," Bylsma said Sunday as players cleaned..." June 10

  • Pens' Bylsma not saying who starts in goal tonight

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Yes, Dan Bylsma said Tuesday, he knew which goaltender he planned to start tonight in Boston in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference final. The Penguins coach simply had no interest in sharing his decision. Tomas Vokoun supplanted Marc-Andre Fleury for Game 5 of the first round of the playoffs..." June 05

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    Dave Molinari @MolinariPG

    Vokoun is the first Penguins goalie to leave the ice after the game-day skate. Presumably means he starts Game 3.

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    Josh Yohe @JoshYohe_Trib

    Vokoun confirms he will start

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    Nick Cotsonika @cotsonika

    Bylsma said he knows who his starting goalie will be but won't reveal it publicly. I'd be surprised if it weren't Vokoun.

  • Pens' Fleury looks sharp in practice

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "A lengthy practice Monday featured goalie Marc-Andre Fleury looking sharp and focused during various drills. That has been the norm since Fleury was replaced as starter by Tomas Vokoun for Game 5 of a first-round Stanley Cup playoff series, coach Dan Bylsma said. “We want to stay sharp in a..." May 28

  • Vokoun takes Pittsburgh Penguins' No. 1 goaltending job away from Fleury

    Ottawa Sun "Marc-Andre Fleury might want to get comfortable in his seat on the bench. He won't be getting his spot in net back anytime soon. The Pittsburgh Penguins won't be changing anything as they prepare for a trip to the Eastern final because Tomas Vokoun has backstopped the club to its last two..." May 26

  • Marc-Andre Fleury's status only blip on radar

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Just a week removed from the violent turbulence of this postseason's first round, the Penguins have reached a comfortable cruising altitude, even as they keep their seat belts buckled, but since the FAA prohibits more than three aviation metaphors in any lead paragraph, we probably should start..." May 19

  • Vokoun set to start in goal tonight for Penguins

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The debate that raged through the night about the Penguins' goaltending situation was cleared up in a swift opening sentence Wednesday from coach Dan Bylsma: Tomas Vokoun will start Game 5 of the playoff series Thursday night against the New York Islanders at Consol Energy Center instead of..." May 09

  • Bylsma refuses to name Game 5 starter

    NHL.com "Following a 6-4, Game 4 loss to the New York Islanders in which goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury allowed six goals on 24 shots, Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma refused to name either Fleury or backup goaltender Tomas Vokoun as the starter for Game 5 Thursday night in Pittsburgh. "One of the..." May 08

  • Penguins to start Vokoun instead of Fleury in Game 5 vs. Islanders

    NHL.com "Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma announced Wednesday that Tomas Vokoun would start in goal for Game 5 of his team's Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series against the New York Islanders, which resumes Thursday at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. "Tomas is capable of being a great goalie..." May 08

  • Fleury gets shutout, Dupuis scores twice as Penguins smack Islanders, 5-0

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The New York Islanders are in the Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time since 2007. That means there have been a lot of springs lately when the lights were off -- and the hope was missing -- at Nassau Coliseum. Had to feel just awful at the time. Probably seems like the good old days..." May 02

  • Much of playoff pressure for Penguins focused on Fleury

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "There was a time when a significant slice of the Penguins' fan base believed -- and wasn't shy about saying -- that the team never would win a Stanley Cup with Marc-Andre Fleury as its go-to goalie. Said it right up until the night of June 12, 2009, when Fleury preserved a 2-1 victory in Game 7..." May 01

  • Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury, wife welcome new addition

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury and his wife, Veronique, became first-time parents Friday afternoon with the birth of a daughter. His availability to the team has been up in the air for days as everyone waited for the birth of little Estelle. " April 27

  • Report: Letang has broken foot, Fleury battling sore neck

    TSN.ca "The streaking Pittsburgh Penguins could get Evgeni Malkin back soon but could lose Kris Letang again. According to Renaud Lavoie of RDS, centre Evgeni Malkin, who was placed on injured reserve Sunday, retroactive to March 10, with an upper body injury, is expected to be back in the lineup..." March 27

  • Penguins edge Montreal, 1-0, as win streak hits 13; Fleury out after collision

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Penguins and Montreal Canadiens seem to agree on this much: Sidney Crosby is the best player in the world. But move on to just about any other topic -- including who is responsible for Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury being injured late in the second period of a 1-0 victory Tuesday night..." March 27

  • Despite Fleury’s injury, Pens’ streak reaches 13 straight

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The Penguins are hoping for some luck after their 13th consecutive victory. Franchise goalie Marc-Andre Fleury did not finish a 1-0 victory Tuesday over the Montreal Canadiens at Consol Energy Center. His helmet absorbed an accidental shot from the left arm of teammate Tyler Kennedy in the..." March 26

  • Fleury sets Penguins record in win against Rangers

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Marc-Andre Fleury made history Saturday. Finally. And he knew it. After the Penguins' 3-0 victory against the New York Rangers at Consol Energy Center was complete and Fleury had muscled past Tom Barrasso in the franchise record book with his 23rd career shutout, he tossed his stick to a..." March 17

  • Fleury set a franchise record; Penguins shutout Rangers, 3-0

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Penguins won their eighth game in a row and goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury set a franchise record with the 23rd shutout of his career in 3-0 a win over the New York Rangers this afternoon at Consol Energy Center. Fleury made 23 saves. It was also the Penguins' sixth home win in a row and..." March 16

  • Fleury's solid play keeps Penguins on top

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "It was late in the third period and the Penguins were ahead by two goals Sunday night against Tampa Bay when goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury found the puck on his stick and no one bearing down on him. Anyone who follows Fleury knows what he did next. He launched a shot toward the Lightning's empty..." February 26

  • Fleury just misses history in Penguins win against Jets

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Marc-Andre Fleury knows it's going to happen eventually, that it's inevitable he'll own the franchise record for career shutouts. He also realizes he isn't likely to come much closer to claiming that piece of Penguins history than he did in their 3-1 victory against Winnipeg at the MTS Centre..." February 16

  • Penguins land Vokoun, who should help lighten Fleury's workload

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "A potentially busy offseason for the Penguins began with general manager Ray Shero making a move to bolster a weakness. The Penguins acquired goalie Tomas Vokoun to replace Brent Johnson as Marc-Andre Fleury's backup. A starter for the majority of his 14-year NHL career, Vokoun comes at the..." June 05

  • Fleury keeps Penguins chugging

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "And The Flower blooms again. The Penguins still can't stop the Philadelphia power play, but apparently goalie Marc-Andre Fleury decided he had seen enough. After sustaining the worst series of his career through four games, Fleury stole the show with a mesmerizing performance in the third..." April 21

  • If Fleury is back, so are Penguins

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Anyone doubting whether the Penguins remain alive in these Stanley Cup playoffs, no matter how faint the pulse, really shouldn`t have paid too much heed to the franchise-record-tying offense, tough as it was to miss in the 10-3 all-out annihilation of the Flyers in Game 4 on Wednesday..." April 19

  • Fleury's struggles speak to tension, lack of rhythm

    NHL.com "Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury can't hide from the fact that his play in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series against the Philadelphia Flyers has been nothing short of disastrous. With only 67 saves on 84 shots, his .798 save percentage reads more like the save..." April 18

  • Penguins coach Bylsma will buck tradition with goaltender Fleury

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Penguins coach Dan Bylsma doesn`t usually converse with Marc-Andre Fleury before games. Goalies are a different breed, and leaving them alone with their thoughts is a coaching tradition that Bylsma generally follows. Not this time. Not when times are this desperate, and not when Fleury`s..." April 17

  • Shoddy defensive play puts Fleury, Penguins in a bad spot

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Penguins haven't been a responsible defensive team for much of the season, but Marc-Andre Fleury bailed out his teammates with some spectacular goaltending. The shaky defense has continued in the first two games of the first-round playoff series against the Flyers, but Fleury hasn't been able..." April 14

  • Fleury understands it's time to forget Game 1 loss

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Remember that save Marc-Andre Fleury made on a Jaromir Jagr breakaway in the first period Wednesday? How about when he scrambled across the crease early in the second to stop a Scott Hartnell deflection and preserve a 3-0 lead? Or when he gloved a Matt Carle shot from just above the left..." April 13

  • Penguins goaltender looks for form heading into playoffs

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Marc-Andre Fleury might have just one or two chances to find his playoff form before the postseason begins, but the goalie said he believes he'll be ready. And feeling confident. And likely rested. "I'm not happy losing those games," said Fleury, who has lost three straight, including..." April 03