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By The Numbers: Marc-Andre Fleury's Career In The Crease

By The Numbers is presented by Bridgestone

by Gordon Weigers @GoldenKnights /

Now in his third season as a Vegas Golden Knight, Marc-Andre Fleury's persona on and off the ice has captured the hearts of fans in his new city.

In the crease, Fleury has put up staggering numbers since his NHL debut at age 19 with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Take a dive into the career stats of the seventh-most winningest goalie in NHL history.

.927- Fleury's best single-season save percentage of .927 came in his first season with the Golden Knights in 2017-18.

1- As the first overall pick in the 2003 NHL draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins, Fleury became the second goalie to ever be taken with the first pick in a draft (Rick DiPietro, NYI, 2000).

2- In 2003-04, Fleury appeared in 20 games for Pittsburgh and recorded four wins, 14 losses and two ties. He's one of three active goalies in the NHL with a tie on his resume (Craig Anderson, Ryan Miller).

2.24- Fleury's best single-season goals-against average came in 2017-18 with Vegas as he posted a 2.24 GAA.

4- Fleury has been named an NHL All-Star four times during his career.

8- In the course of his 16 season NHL career, Fleury has started 60-or-more games eight times. In 2009-10, he started a career-high 66 contests.

10- Of Fleury's 57 career shutouts, 10 came during the 2014-15 season with Pittsburgh.

17- Though Fleury's responsibilities lie in the goal crease, he has contributed 17 assists during his NHL career.

19- Fleury was only 19-years-old when he appeared in his first NHL game.

42- During the 2011-12 season, Fleury won a career-best 42 games in 64 starts.

68- Goalies don't often take penalties, but Fleury as accumulated 68 penalty minutes during his 16 NHL seasons.

448- Fleury's 448 career wins rank seventh in NHL history.

1,770- In 2006-07, Fleury stopped a career-high 1,770 shots in 67 appearances for the Penguins.

3,905- The most amount of time spent in the crease in his career came during the 06-07 campaign when Fleury manned the net for 3,905 minutes.

23,060- As of Nov. 11, 2019, Fleury has made 23,060 saves in his NHL career.

46,938- Fleury's time spent in the crease has reach 46,938 minutes as of Nov. 11, 2019. That's more than an entire month of his life spent guarding an NHL net.

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