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Wild's Marc-Andre Fleury: Plans for full game
Fleury is slated to go the distance in Sunday's road preseason game against Chicago, Sarah McLellan of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Fleury will get his second start of Minnesota's exhibition schedule. The veteran netminder is a great bounce-back candidate this season. He is expected to get the bulk of the starts this year as the top netminder for the Wild.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Marc-Andre Fleury: Staying in Minnesota
Fleury signed a two-year, $7 million deal with the Wild on Thursday.
Fleury will take a significant pay cut, as he was making $7 million per year on his previous deal. In return, he'll stay with a team intent on remaining in contention despite a tight cap situation. Fleury will likely work in a tandem with Cam Talbot in goal for 2022-23, but the strength of the Wild's defense makes both goalies intriguing options in standard fantasy formats. Fleury posted a 2.83 GAA and a .909 save percentage in 16 contests (regular season and playoffs) after he was traded from the Blackhawks at the deadline. Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic adds that Fleury's new deal includes a full no-movement clause.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Marc-Andre Fleury: Yields four goals again
Fleury surrendered four goals on 31 shots in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Blues in Game 5. The fifth goal was an empty-netter.
Fleury and the Wild led 2-1 after the first period, but the Blues took over to close out the game. This is the third time in five contests Fleury's allowed four goals, including in each of the last two games. The Wild are now in must-win mode beginning with Thursday's Game 6, and it's unclear if Fleury will get another start or if Cam Talbot will get his first start of the playoffs for a chance of pace.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Marc-Andre Fleury: Gets starting nod
Fleury will guard the home goal during Tuesday's Game 5 versus the Blues, Kevin Falness of the Minnesota Wild Radio Network reports.
Fleury was a little shaky in Sunday's Game 4 against St. Louis, surrendering four goals on 33 shots en route to a 5-2 defeat, but coach Dean Evason will nonetheless stick with the veteran netminder for a pivotal Game 5 matchup. The Blues put up six goals through Games 1 and 2 in Minnesota to open the series.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Marc-Andre Fleury: Tending twine Sunday
Fleury will get the starting nod in St. Louis on Sunday, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
After coughing up four goals in Monday's Game 1 loss, Fleury has stopped a combined 61 of 64 shots over the last two games to give Minnesota a 2-1 series lead. He sports a .926 save percentage this postseason and could give the Wild a chance to close out the series at home Tuesday.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Marc-Andre Fleury: Wilts in Game 4 defeat
Fleury stopped 29 of 33 shots in Sunday's 5-2 Game 4 loss to the Blues.
The game was closer than the final score indicates, as two of St. Louis' goals came in the final two minutes. One of those was an empty-netter and the other was the fourth against Fleury. The series will shift back to Minnesota for Game 5 on Tuesday. Fleury has started the first four games, winning two and allowing 11 goals.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Marc-Andre Fleury: Strong in win
Fleury stopped 29 of 30 shots in Friday's 5-1 win over the Blues in Game 3.
Fleury was spotted a 2-0 lead within 2:18 in the first period, and that was ultimately all he needed. After a dud in Game 1, the 37-year-old's bounced back with two strong starts to put the Wild ahead 2-1 in the series. Unless he falters, he should be assumed as the Wild's starting goalie throughout the playoffs, so he'll likely get the chance to strengthen his team's lead in Sunday's Game 4.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Marc-Andre Fleury: Gets starting nod for Game 3
Fleury will guard the road goal during Friday's Game 3 versus the Blues, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
Fleury was sharp in Wednesday's Game 2 against St. Louis, turning aside 32 of 34 shots en route to a convincing 6-2 home victory. He'll try to help the Wild regain home-ice advantage by securing a second straight win against the same Blues squad on the road Friday.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Marc-Andre Fleury: Bounces back in Game 2 win
Fleury stopped 32 of 34 shots in Wednesday's 6-2 win over the Blues in Game 2.
Fleury was sharp Wednesday, as Minnesota evened the series 1-1. The 37-year-old netminder likely earned another start Friday as the series shifts to St. Louis. Fleury's career postseason record improves to 91-71 with a .912 save percentage.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Marc-Andre Fleury: Starting Wednesday
Fleury will guard the home goal during Wednesday's Game 2 versus St. Louis, source reports.
This comes as a bit of a surprise, as Fleury wasn't great in Monday's Game 1, surrendering four goals on 31 shots, and the Wild have a highly capable No. 2 option in Cam Talbot, but the team will nonetheless turn to Flower in goal for a pivotal Game 2. If Fleury falters once again, don't be surprised to see Talbot get the nod for Friday's Game 3.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Marc-Andre Fleury: Guarding crease Monday
Fleury will patrol the blue paint at home for Game 1 against the Blues on Monday, Jessi Pierce of NHL.com reports.
Fleury started four of the Wild's last five contests but will likely be on a short leash with Cam Talbot waiting in the wings. Fleury has won the Stanley Cup three times in his storied NHL career.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Marc-Andre Fleury: Shaky in Game 1 loss
Fleury surrendered four goals on 31 shots en route to a 4-0 defeat in Monday's Game 1 versus St. Louis.
Fleury was generally excellent against the Blues' first shot, but he continually gave up juicy rebounds which was a major contributing factor to the game's lopsided final score. It wouldn't be surprising to see Cam Talbot get the nod for Wednesday's Game 2 against St. Louis.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Marc-Andre Fleury: Stops 27 in win
Fleury stopped 27 of 28 shots in Friday's 4-1 win over Colorado.
Fleury was sharp in the season finale, holding the Avs to just one goal. The 37-year-old goaltender has won three of his last four starts to end the regular season. Fleury finishes the season with a 28-23-5 record with a .908 save percentage in 56 starts between Minnesota and Chicago. Fleury heads into the playoffs on a high note as the Wild prepare to take on the Blues.... See More ... See Less
Wild's Marc-Andre Fleury: Between pipes Friday
Fleury will tend the twine at home versus Colorado on Friday, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
Fleury will take the second game of the Wild's regular-season ending back-to-back while Cam Talbot gets the nod versus Calgary on Thursday. Over his last four outings, the Flower's GAA has jumped up to 3.73 but he has still managed to record three victories in those contests. At this point, Fleury is the more likely Game 1 postseason starter given his experience, but Talbot will be waiting in the wings if Fleury stumbles.... See More ... See Less
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