• It's his net now, and Wild veteran Marc-Andre Fleury wants to play - a lot

    11 days ago - By Bésame

    It seems as if Marc-Andre Fleury became the Wild's starting goalie in a flash. Acquired at the traded deadline last March, he was starting in the postseason in May. Now it's pretty much Fleury or bust as Minnesota tries to improve on a franchise-best regular season.
    And he turns 38 on Nov. 28.
    On the first day of training camp Thursday at TRIA Rink, coach Dean Evason tried to nip concerns about Fleury's age in the bud.
    “There is talk,” he acknowledged, “about, ‘Oh, he's an older goaltender.' C'mon, he's an elite athlete. I don't care what his age is, he's in incredible shape. Mentally he's...
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