Minnesota Wild goaltender Marc-André Fleury
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Marc-André Fleury Has Hit A Legendary Milestone in His Career

Published December 31, 2023 at 5:49 PM

Impressive Career of Marc-André Fleury

Marc-André Fleury's illustrious career in the NHL, highlighted by three Stanley Cups and a Vezina Trophy, solidifies his future position in the Hockey Hall of Fame. His latest achievement further cements his legacy among NHL greats.

Fleury's Milestone 1000th NHL Game

Recently, a significant milestone was reached in Fleury's career. During the game between the Minnesota Wild and the Winnipeg Jets, Fleury appeared as the starting goaltender, marking his 1000th game in the NHL.


This remarkable feat places him alongside other Quebec-born goaltending legends like Martin Brodeur, Roberto Luongo, and Patrick Roy, who are the only goalkeepers in NHL history to have reached this milestone.

NHL's Tribute to Fleury

The NHL honored Fleury's achievement with a statement, celebrating his entry into this exclusive club:

"A Flower in full bloom 🌸 Marc-Andre Fleury joins Martin Brodeur, Roberto Luongo, and Patrick Roy as the only goalies in NHL history to reach the 1,000 games played mark. Congratulations on this incredible achievement, Flower!»

The full statement and further details can be accessed on the NHL's Instagram page:

Fleury is Eyeing Another Record

In addition to his 1000th game, Fleury is on the verge of another significant achievement. If he secures a win in tonight's game, he will tie with Patrick Roy for the second-most wins in the NHL by a goalie, reaching 551 wins.

This potential victory holds not only personal significance for Fleury but also marks a historic moment for the Minnesota Wild.

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