The team's added scoring depth should ease the burden greatly. Can you get him down to 5 or 4, I think then a lot more teams would be interested.

First, I need to acknowledge that Fleury did not play as well as he’s been accustomed to during the 2019-20 season. But the problem there is Vegas doesn't want to retain salary." He has two years left on his current deal that pays him $7 million a season, meaning Vegas would have to retain salary for the Leafs to even consider trading for him. Rumor: Marc-Andre Fleury Will Be Bought Out This Week The Vegas Golden Knights are loaded with two great goaltenders, but it's an awfully expensive tandem. Missed game with illness, February 20, 2016. ", Marc-Andre's first National Hockey League victory came in his very next start, on October 18, 2003, against the Detroit Red Wings at Mellon Arena. It did [get swollen] a little bit, but not that bad." Cap space is going to be tight this fall and for the foreseeable future for obvious reasons. Played for Team Lidstrom in National Hockey League All-Star Game, January 30, 2011. With that said, it’s hard to look past his resume because Fleury has achieved quite a lot in his NHL career so far. Named National Hockey League Third Star of the Week, October 7, 2013. "You still have to stay focused, especially when you're watching. Acquiring a different goalie won’t automatically solve all of the Leafs problems (*cough cough* team defence *cough cough*), but getting a galvanized netminder will put the team in a better position. BORN: Sorel, Quebec, Canada, November 28, 1984. Left game with ankle injury, December 6, 2007. For the 1983-84 season and prior, one of my key sources was the Hockey Summary Project, a tremendous resource and one of the best data collections on the Internet. This leaves Marc-Andre Fleury likely on the outside looking in and could find himself on a new team soon. pic.twitter.com/SnzPxb013F, — InGoal Magazine (@InGoalMedia) January 19, 2020. Claimed by Vegas Golden Knights in National Hockey League expansion draft, June 21, 2017. Luckily for Leafs management, there are a number of teams that might be looking to trade one of their netminders. CATCHES: Left. I am always looking for assistance in making these more accurate, and welcome your help. "He showed he's a great talent. Member of silver medal-winning Team Canada at World Junior Championships, 2003. Fleury was supposed to start Pittsburgh's afternoon game agaisnt the Lightning, but instead backed up. STYLE: Butterfly. Fleury played the first two periods of the Penguins' 1-0 victory over Montreal (sharing a shutout with, Left game with eye injury, November 11, 2015. This is a goalie with a proven track record of finding success in the playoffs and that’s something Toronto will need from their netminder. I was crossing my fingers and I was glad that nothing went by," said Fleury. Fleury was playing on back-to-back nights for the first time in his NHL career. But the benefits for adding a commodity like Fleury will make up for the package the Leafs will have to pay the Golden Knights for his services. "The 2003 first-overall pick had a so-so AHL season during the lockout, but is still projected to become a franchise goaltender in Pittsburgh. Left game with undisclosed injury, March 26, 2013. "I was just worried for a [second] because I felt my eye going down. The first-overall selection in the previous summer's draft, Marc was nearly two months away from his nineteenth birthday. That’s because there is a goalie controversy brewing and will likely see one of their netminders depart in a few weeks’ time. Instead, it would be to make him a transitional netminder as the Leafs wait for their goaltending prospects continue to develop in the minors. Assigned to AHL Wilkes-Barre following conclusion of Cape Breton (QMJHL) season, April 2004. In return, I have attempted to make these data better where possible. Marc-Andre Fleury Photo taken from nhl.com. Given that Andersen appears all but certain to depart the Leafs at the conclusion of the 2020-21 campaign, it would make a lot of sense to get an experienced netminder with years of control as a replacement. The Leafs will also be acquiring a player hungry for an opportunity to showcase he can still be a capable NHL starter, which could go a long way in helping his team find more success. Tonight, we're all living through MAF. It's unclear when Fleury became injured, but he came to the Penguins' coaching staff after the Penguins' 4-1 loss to Washington. On top of making five appearances in the All-Star game, he has helped bring his team to five Stanley Cup Finals appearances, three of them resulting in a Cup victory.
The consensus remains Fleury will no longer be with the Golden Knights when free agency opens at 9 a.m. PT on Oct. … Missed game on April 22, 2013 to be present at the birth of his child. Selected by Pittsburgh Penguins in National Hockey League entry draft, June 21, 2003. The drop off in games played is a big reason why Allan Walsh, Fleury’s agent, tweeted that infamous photo of his client. Having a guy who can lighten the mood and keep the spirits of his teammates high is critical for solidifying the locker room chemistry. Leafs fans were hoping that Robin Lehner would be available in free agency, but there are rumours suggesting he will be sticking around in Sin City for a while (although he denies that to be the case).

Member of gold medal winning Team Canada, 2010 Winter Olympics, February 28, 2010. ", Marc won his 300th National Hockey League regular season game on November 24, 2014, in a 3-2 overtime victory in Boston over the Bruins. His subpar play played a factor in why Vegas went out and acquired Lehner at the deadline and why the latter became the number one option in the postseason. Left game with chin injury, December 17, 2016. Left game in the second period due to an equipment problem; returned after 5:56, December 13, 2006. Member of Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins, June 11, 2017. Fleury stopped thirty-one Red Wing shots as he outduelled future Hall-of-Famer, In his sixth big-league start, Marc-Andre recorded his first National Hockey League shutout on October 30, 2003, at the United Center in Chicago, where his Penguins blanked the hometown Blackhawks by a very close 1-0 margin. press photo.. Reprinted without permission. 2 job in training camp, and later Jocelyn Thibault for starter's minutes." A potential trade will likely involve Vegas retaining salary and the Leafs have to give up some pieces, but bringing in a goalie to transition the team from Andersen to either Woll or Scott will be beneficial in the long run. And if it comes to the point where he is available for a trade, the Leafs should consider giving Kelly McCrimmon a call. The way he played in the first game was everything we hoped for. HEIGHT: 6'1" WEIGHT: 172. pounds. -@frank_seravalli on @TSN1260 — SinBin.vegas (@SinBinVegas) October 5, 2020

De tekst is beschikbaar onder de licentie. Please enter your email address to reset your password. The clock is ticking on the Golden Knights’ goaltending decision.. What happens between now and next week is going to be seismic as it pertains to what Vegas does through the NHL Draft and free agency, particularly the decisions involving Marc-Andre Fleury and Robin Lehner..

Suffered from stomach virus; missed one game, December 7, 2005. "The kid played exceptionally," Penguins superstar Mario Lemieux said. Although he faced an average of 38.2 shots in his first five shots, he fought the notion that he had a relatively easy night. My dad lost an eye to a stick, so I was a little worried. So if Vegas decided to put the first overall pick of the 2003 draft on the market, the Leafs should look into trading for him. Leafsnation is a fan site with no direct affiliation to the Toronto Maple Leafs, Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment, NHL, or NHLPA, Photo Credit: © Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports, Why the Leafs should consider a trade for Marc-Andre Fleury, You already know my stance on what the Leafs should do with him, he will be sticking around in Sin City for a while, tweeted that infamous photo of his client. Returned to Cape Breton (QMJHL) for remainder of season, January 29, 2004. These are five possible destinations for him. The drop off in games played is a big reason why Allan Walsh, Fleury’s agent, tweeted that infamous photo of his client. Save of the Year by Marc-Andre Fleury or… ? Member of Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins, June 12, 2016.
On June 21st, 2017, Marc-Andre Fleury’s walked across the stage at T-Mobile Arena to the roar of 10,000 fans. "Strong skating ability with excellent flexibility, agility and lateral movement...plays a solid butterfly style, remaining upright and square to the shooter...is quick to recover in scramble situations and has exceptional net coverage at all times...possesses very good foot speed and pad quickness...effectively controls rebounds and likes to get involved in the play, setting up the puck behind the net or moving it to his defensemen...has a quick glove hand...makes good use of the paddle-down technique in close and in wrap-around situations...aggressively challenges shooters and effectively holds his ground...consistently makes big saves and thrives in high pressure situations...a very focused competitor who plays with a great deal of desire, determination and confidence. Deze pagina is voor het laatst bewerkt op 9 okt 2020 om 11:58.