Marc-Andre Fleury: No Doubt about It, He’s the Man for the Pittsburgh Penguins

November 23rd, 2010 by mad chad Leave a reply »
Marc-Andre Fleury and the Pittsburgh Penguins' goaltending has been by far the No. 1 topic for the team this year.

Fleury and the Penguins had a disappointing second-round elimination in the 2009-2010 Stanley Cup playoffs via the Montreal Canadians. In that series, Fleury was not at his best to say the least. He allowed three or more goals in four of the seven games, including nine goals in the last two games.

This year was a highly anticipated year for the Penguins. We saw the opening of the beautiful new arena, the Consol Energy Center. The Penguins are also participating in the 2011 NHL Winter Classic at Heinz Field against their rivals, the Washington Capitals.

The Pens also entered the season as one of the favorites to win the Stanley Cup.

I, for one, expected Fleury to have a big year this year. I thought that he would use his poor performances from last season as motivation to have a career year. It just goes to show you that you can never truly expect anything.

Fleury had a miserable start to his season this year, going just 1-6 in his first seven starts. In those seven games, Fleury had a goals-against average of ...

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