MISE À DAY
Quebec goaltender Marc-André Fleury will play at least two more seasons after signing a two-year contract with the Minnesota Wild on Thursday.
The 37-year-old athlete will pocket a total of $7 million, or $3.5 million a year, Wild general manager Bill Guerin confirmed. His contract will end at the end of the 2023-2024 season.
In 2021-2022, the native of Sorel-Tracy maintained a record of 28-23-5 with the team that plays in St. Paul . He also had a 2.90 goals-against-average and .908 save percentage and four shutouts. He thus helped his people to participate in the playoffs, he who participated for the 16th year in a row. The Wild, however, suffered elimination in six games against the St. Louis Blues.
In 939 career games with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Vegas Golden Knights, Chicago Blackhawks and Wild , Fleury has an impressive record of 520-299-85, a 2.57 goals-against average and a .913 save percentage, in addition to shutting out the opposition 71 times and winning three cups Stanley, all with the Penguins.