Marc -Andre Fleury has won three Stanley Cups and was awarded the first Vezina Trophy (awarded to the NHL’s best goalie) this past season. Today it looks like he will be traded.
The Chicago Blackhawks are on the verge of acquiring the 36-year old goaltender from the Las Vegas Golden Knights.
This comes as a surprise to many in the league, especially Fleury.
It doesn’t look like “Flower” is too happy with this move, and rightfully so. Vegas clears $7 million in cap-space and also clears a starting job for Robin Lehner.
According to his agent, Fleury is evaluating “his hockey future at this time”. I’m not sure what that means exactly, but it sounds like Marc-Andre is contemplating retirement. He was going to a successful team to one with a lot of question marks, so it will be interesting to see if he plays in Chicago, or anywhere, this season.