Fleury sent to minors for conditioning

  |   Feb. 10, 2008 at 7:13 PM
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PITTSBURGH, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- The Pittsburgh Penguins announced Sunday that goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, who missed 28 games because of injury, was sent to the minor leagues for conditioning.

Fleury suffered an ankle injury in a game against the Calgary Flames Dec. 6. His record this season is 9-8-1.

General Manager Ray Shero said Fleury was assigned to the Penguins' Wilkes-Barre/Scranton affiliate in the American Hockey League on a "conditioning assignment."

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