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10-08-2012, 11:51 AM
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Originally Posted by Bleedred View Post
Haha I remember that!

I have nothing against Fleury, and he's not a goalie we particularly have trouble with. I can't badmouth Pittsburgh after the respect they showed for Marty after breaking the shutout record there, but man I seriously can't believe people have called Fleury an elite goaltender. He gave up so many soft goals in that series, and actually topped Bryz for softies which was hard to do last season.

I really don't think he'll end that contract which has 3 years left on it, in Pittsburgh. It would probably do them good to unload that, and have more money to re sign Malkin.
People confuse "team with elite goaltender" with "goaltender on elite team."

Fleury is an average goaltender. Nothing more, nothing less.

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