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Pittsburgh Penguins Fans Chant « WE WANT FLEURY» In Return Game Tonight

Published December 18, 2023 at 8:35 PM

Marc-Andre Fleury has always been a fan favorite since he entered the league with the Penguins all the way back in 2004. Tonight Penguins fans showed their love for him yet again.

Penguins Fans Chant For Fleury To Enter Game

The crowd was very vocal tonight as the Minnesota Wild visited the Penguins. You could here the, "We Want Fleury!" chants on the televised broadcast.

The Pens score and a "WE WANT FLEURY" chant breaks out at PPG Paints arena 😂

Penguins fans are relentless as they continued the chants each time the team scored.

Penguins goal. Malkin scores of an easy 2-on-1 as Goligoski floats on by. 3-0 Penguins with 15:31 left in the 2nd. We Want Fleury chant ensues. #mnwild

The chants came as Fleury sat on the bench, serving as the backup tonight for Wild goalie Philip Gustafsson. The veteran netminder did express some disappointment in the fact that he did not get the start. Notably, this is the last time the Wild will visit Pittsburgh this season. With Fleury aging and on an expiring contract, this could have been his last chance to play in the city.

Fleury Disappointed He Did Not Get Start Against Penguins In Pittsburgh

The 39-year-old netminder was asked about the game before it started and his answers were quite revealing. Unsurprisingly, he stated that he was disappointed he didn't get the start against his former team, but he recognized why.

John Hynes said going with Fleury in Boston and not Pittsburgh was just «part of the plan.» Same lineup as Saturday so Hunt in. No setback for Spurgeon, he said, just better for him to stay back and skate. #mnwild

Although Fleury didn't get the start, it did not prevent him from playing pranks on his former teammates. Prior to the game he attempted to swap Kris Letang's home helmet with a road one, but unfortunately he was thwarted by the Penguins equipment manager.

That just goes to show you that Fleury is still has that same goofball attitude around the rink that fans have come to love.

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December 18   |   190 answers
Pittsburgh Penguins Fans Chant « WE WANT FLEURY» In Return Game Tonight

Who do you think the Wild should have started in this game?

Fleury17893.7 %
Gustafsson126.3 %
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