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Insider Only Rumors: Market heating up for Marc Andre Fleury?

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Marc Andre Fleury would have been traded at the 2017 deadline if the Penguins would have found a taker, multiple NHL sources contend despite the Penguins public stance they didn’t want to move him.

The Penguins never received one trade offer during the 2017 regular season.

That is about to change.

Despite a tough goaltender market and most clubs leery of Fleury’s salary, signed for two more seasons with a $5.75 million cap hit, the Penguins have at least one option in play to move Fleury after the Stanley Cup Final, and two other clubs, while not all-in on pursuing Fleury, have engaged in talks with the Penguins recently and are mulling a run at trading for Fleury, sources tell TIOPS.

Those clubs better move fast.

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Vegas Golden Knights have held substantive talks on the framework of a deal that would clear significant cap space for the Penguins this summer.

One scenario that’s pretty much done if the Penguins want to move forward with it after the Stanley Cup Final, would send Want the Full Story? Get "Inside Access"

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