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Penguins make touching video tribute for Marc-Andre Fleury

Pittsburgh selected goalie 14 years before Golden Knights selected him in expansion draft @NHLdotcom

Fourteen years to the very day that Marc-Andre Fleury was drafted No. 1   in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins, he was selected again.

This time, though, Fleury was drafted by the new team on the block, the Vegas Golden Knights, during the NHL Expansion Draft presented by T-Mobile on Wednesday.

Fleury appeared on stage in Vegas at the 2017 NHL Awards presented by T-Mobile, wearing a smile and a brand new Golden Knights jersey.

To acknowledge the move, the Penguins tweeted out a touching tribute video to their veteran goaltender, complete with all the big plays, celebrations, goalpost kisses and pranks that endeared Fleury to his teammates over the years.

Tweet from @penguins: Vegas, you got a good one.Fleury, you are an incredible netminder, prankster, teammate, and an even better person. Thank you. #MerciFleury

Colby Armstrong, whose bag Fleury was hiding in during that clip, even chimed in.

Tweet from @armdog: Go get it in Vegas, Flower. By the way he legit scared me big time when he stuffed himself in my hockey bag seen on the clip in this vid. ��

And no one looked sadder than Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin.

But it looks like Fleury will settle into his new digs just fine. 

Tweet from @GoldenKnights: ������

Tweet from @GoldenKnights: Officially the first "Fleury" chant in @TMobileArena history. #VegasDraft #BoldInGold

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