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#TBT: Marc-Andre Fleury imitates 'Slap Shot' goalie

Penguins star reenacts movie's opening scene with TV analyst

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Penguins Slap Shot Remix

Fleury and Potash act out a scene from Slap Shot

Marc-Andre Fleury and Root Sports Dan Potash reimagine the Jim Carr/ Denis Lemieux Slap shot scene.

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As far as parodies go, we think this went very well.

The classic hockey movie "Slap Shot" turns 40 this month, but the most stirring tribute to the film came just two years ago with some exceptional acting from Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury and Dan Potash, TV analyst for Root Sports in Pittsburgh.

They did their best Denis Lemieux and Jim Carr impressions from the opening scene of the film to promote the Penguins' game against the Tampa Bay Lightning for Hockeyville 2015 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.

Fleury, the Montreal-born goalie, fits the role of the Charlestown Chiefs goalie flawlessly, pretending to pummel the TV host with his goalie stick while teaching the television audience the finer points of hockey.

Both get bonus points for especially well-done hair.

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