The Vegas Golden Knights will have one of the most important and impactful players in team history return to T-Mobile Arena Saturday night in Marc-Andre Fleury. The veteran goaltender was selected by the Golden Knights during the team’s 2017 Expansion Draft and went on to have a tremendous impact on the team.
Vegas Hockey Now will have intensive coverage on the return of Fleury so stay tuned for more pieces. Based on practice, it looks like Robin Lehner will start in net tonight against Fleury and the Blackhawks as well.
— Owen Krepps (@OKrepps85) January 8, 2022
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