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This Date In Vegas Golden Knights History: Fleury Posts 50th Shutout

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This Date in Vegas Golden Knights History Marc-Andre Fleury hit a career milestone at T-Mobile Arena.

November 3, 2018

VGK 3 – CAR 0

Fleury stopped all 34 shots faced to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-0 for his 50th career shutout, tying him with Chris Osgood for 28th all-time in the NHL. Martin Brodeur is the NHL’s all-time shutout leader with 125 career blankings.

Brad Hunt, Ryan Reaves and Will Carrier scored for the VGK. Erik Haula had a pair of assists.

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The win was also Fleury’s 410th of his career, at the time putting him 13 away from Tony Esposito for ninth all-time in that category.

Hunt’s goal was just the second goal by a VGK defenseman in 14 games on the season. Shea Theodore had the other.

That’s it for This Date in Vegas Golden Knights History. Check out Tom’s Daily: Vegas head coach Pete DeBoer says the bubble will make him a better coach. Are some NHL owners wanting a shut down? Plus how Seattle could benefit from the flat cap.

 

 

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