Minnesota Wild goaltender Marc-André Fleury has earned the NHL’s Third Star of the Week honor for his performance in the week ending on October 30, 2022.
He finished the week a perfect 3-0-0 with a 1.95 goals against average, and a .927 save percentage. In Tuesday’s victory over he saved 26 of 27 shots in a 3-1 victory at Montreal, including playing in his 944th career game passing Curtis Joseph for sixth place in NHL history in games played by a goaltender. Fleury stopped 27 of 29 shots between the pipes in a 4-2 win at Ottawa on Thursday. He rounded out the week with a 4-3 shootout victory at Chicago on Sunday after making 23 saves that included stopping both shootout shots he faced.
Sunday’s shootout victory was Fleury’s 62nd career shootout victory, passing Henrik Lundqvist for the most shootout wins in NHL history.
Flower and the Wild will return home on Tuesday, November 1 to battle the Montreal Canadiens with puck drop at 7 p.m.