Marc-Andre Fleury Injury: Updates on Penguins Star’s Concussion and Return

December 15th, 2015 by Joe Pantorno Leave a reply »

Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury is going to miss at least a week of action after being diagnosed with a concussion following Monday night's game against the Washington Capitals.

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Fleury Didn't Feel Right After Game vs. Capitals Tuesday, Dec. 15 Jenn Menendez of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette noted head coach Mike Sullivan confirmed the netminder alerted the coaching and medical staffs about how he was feeling after the game. General manager Jim Rutherford provided the possible timetable for Fleury but admitted it's hard to pinpoint a return in these situations.

"I haven't talked to the doctor yet. I don't have any further information other than he was examined, and it was determined he was concussed," Rutherford said. "At a minimum one to two weeks. You can't put a timeline on these things though."

Fleury was one of Pittsburgh's most valuable players at the start of the season despite the team's slow start, as KDKA TV's Bob Pompeani points out:

The 31-year-old has been a familiar face in the Penguins' goal over the past 12 seasons, winnin ...

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