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Does Fleury want to remain in Chicago?

Published February 16, 2022 at 5:30 PM
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Some great soundbites coming out of Chicago today where Marc-Andre Fleury spoke to the media following 'Hawks practice.

The three-time Stanley Cup champion has been in the news quite frequently as of late as the hockey community speculate on his status in Chicago. With the team clearly now in the genesis of a rebuild -- or at least a major facelift --Fleury is a pending unrestricted free agent at the end of this year and with his resume, he could be traded elsewhere an asset or two that will help the team in the future. In order to do so, management will have to work with Fleury on an agreeable destination as he has a Modified No-Trade Clause in his contract.

We've already learned that the player used that leverage not long ago to nix a potential trade to Washington. Today, we got it straight from The Flower's mouth that he'd like to play for another season and not necessarily anywhere other than Chicago:






For those that saw footage of Fleury in the last couple of days, don't worry: the black eye wasn't caused by Rocky Wirtz trying to persuade Fleury to accept a trade; he had a fight with the trunk of his car:


We'll have more on all of the trade talk leading up to the March 21 NHL Trade Deadline at BladeOfSteel.com, so be sure to check back often.
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