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Marc-Andre Fleury

Marc-Andre Fleury  #29

NUMBER: 29 BIRTHDATE: November 28, 1984  (AGE 30)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Sorel, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 180 DRAFTED: PIT / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 1st   (1st overall)
Fleury starred with the Canadian team that won a silver medal at 2003 World Junior Championship in Halifax.  Was named the Most Valuable Player of the tournament, to the All-Star team, as well as Top Goaltender after a brilliant performance, particularly in Canada's 3-2 loss to Russia in the Final.

He was one of the few undrafted players (and the only such player on Canada) to compete in the 2003 World Juniors and would go on to become the first overall pick of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.

Also played on the Canadian Junior team that lost 4-3 to U.S. in the gold medal game in 2004 in Helsinki.

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He plays the way that we want to play and he's a leader on the ice. It's those components we feel were the dynamic of what we wanted in our captain.

— Devils coach John Hynes on defenseman Andy Greene, who was named captain Thursday
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