Fleury allowed one goal on 27 shots in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Sabres. Fleury had a 26-save shutout versus the Flyers, and he was 37 seconds from another until Vladimir Sobotka scored for the Sabres with an extra attacker. After a rough start with losses in three of his first four starts and allowing four or more goals in each of those matchups, Fleury looks like he's back to the level that carried the expansion team last year.
Fleury will defend the home net Tuesday against the Sabres, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports. Fleury has been off his game of late, surrendering four or more goals in three of his last four starts. However, he did post a shutout his last time out and perhaps a matchup with a Buffalo squad averaging just 2.20 goals per game will provide more cure for his early-season woes. After five straight road games out east to begin the campaign, the Golden Knights don't leave the friendly confines of T-Mobile Arena until Oct. 30.
Fleury stopped all 26 shots he faced in Saturday's 1-0 win over the Flyers. It was a typically sluggish afternoon affair on both sides, but Fleury still made some big saves, including a sprawling stop on Claude Giroux in the second period that left the Philly star shaking his head. The 33-year-old netminder had given up eight goals in his prior two starts and has a lackluster .880 save percentage on the young season despite the shutout, but Saturday's performance could be a sign Fleury's returning to form.
Fleury will start in goal Saturday afternoon against the Flyers in Philadelphia, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports. Fleury is off to an inauspicious start to the season. He's 1-3-0 with a 3.94 GAA and .846 save percentage. Shea Theodore -- one of Vegas' top defensemen -- currently owns a minus-5 rating through five pointless outings, so it will be up to guys like him to step up and start supporting Flower. So far, Philadelphia ranks no worse than 15th in any of the key offensive team metrics, so this will be no cakewalk for the veteran goaltender.
Fleury stopped 24 of 28 shots in Wednesday's 5-2 loss to the Capitals. The Stanley Cup rematch went about as well for the Knights as it did the first time around, with two of the four goals Fleury allowed coming while Vegas was short-handed. The 33-year-old has had a rough start to 2018-19, winning just one of four starts and coughing up at least four goals in each of the losses, but he'll likely get a night off to clear his head when the team travels to Pittsburgh on Thursday.
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