Fleury was pulled Saturday against the Predators after giving up five goals on 23 shots.
It wasn't Fleury's best night, but he certainly didn't get much help from his teammates, who left the veteran out the dry. Fleury is now 3-2-1 on the season with a .904 save percentage. The 31-year-old has given up four or more goals in three out of his last four outings, but the Penguins have struggled in those games, so there's no reason to doubt that Fleury will rebound and get back on track soon.
Fleury is coming off a Thursday night victory over the Sharks where he put away 32 of 34 shots and now holds a 2.75 GAA and .920 save percentage in the early going. He'll have another opportunity to produce for fantasy owners as he'll be facing a Predators offense that is 1-3 and has yet to score more than three goals in a game this season. Also, a number of Nashville players are dealing with food poisoning.
Fleury had to sit and watch as Matt Murray beat these same Sharks in the Stanley Cup Finals, but proved more than capable of defeating them himself. He gave up two goals in the second period, then managed to hold the fort the rest of the way to earn the comeback victory thanks to a three-goal third-period rally. The veteran has started all five games with Murray out due to a broken hand, winning three.
Fleury will make his fifth consecutive start to open the campaign, but has struggled in his last two, allowing a total of eight goals. He did hold Washington and Anaheim to two goals each prior to that, and Fleury will need to step up again as he prepares for a high-powered Sharks attack in this Stanley Cup Finals rematch.
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