Penguins sign Fleury to two-year deal

Marc-Andre Fleury

Marc-Andre Fleury

8/5/2006 9:47:31 PM

Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) - The Pittsburgh Penguins re-signed goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury to a two-year contract worth $2.59 million on Saturday.

The 21-year old Fleury appeared in a career-high 50 games with the Penguins last season and amassed a 13-27-6 record with a 3.25 goals against average and one shutout.

He began the 2005-06 season with Pittsburgh's AHL affiliate in Wilkes- Barre/Scranton where he was 10-2 with a 1.57 GAA en route to being named the AHL's Goaltender of the Month for October.

Fleury was recalled by the Penguins on November 28 and remained with the team for the remainder of the regular season.

The Sorel, Quebec was originally drafted first overall by the Penguins in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. Fleury has appeared in 71 NHL games, posting a 17-41-8 record and a 3.36 goals against average.


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