NHL: Pittsburgh 3, New York Rangers 0

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury made 33 saves Sunday, backstopping a 3-0 Penguins' win over the New York Rangers.
NHL: Pittsburgh 3, Atlanta 1

NHL: Pittsburgh 3, Atlanta 1

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Petr Sykora scored two goals Tuesday to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-1 victory over the Atlanta Thrashers.

NHL: N.Y. Rangers 4, Pittsburgh 0

NEW YORK, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Henrik Lundqvist made 27 saves Monday for his first shutout of the season to spark the New York Rangers to a 4-0 win over Pittsburgh.

NHL: Boston 5, Pittsburgh 2

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Boston used a goal and two assists each from Marc Savard and Dennis Wideman to knock off Pittsburgh 5-2 Tuesday for its first nine-game win streak in 25 years.

NHL: Pittsburgh 1, New Jersey 0

NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Marc-Andre Fleury made 37 saves Friday to earn his first shutout of the season and carry the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 1-0 victory over New Jersey.

NHL: Tampa Bay 2, Pittsburgh 0

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Mike Smith stopped the15 shots he faced Tuesday in Tampa Bay's 2-0 win over Pittsburgh.

NHL: Pittsburgh 6, Atlanta 3

ATLANTA, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Evgeni Malkin scored twice Thursday and Marc-Andre Fleury, playing for the first time in a month, made 28 saves in Pittsburgh's 6-3 whipping of Atlanta.

NHL: Pittsburgh 7, Detroit 6 (OT)

DETROIT, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Jordan Staal had a third-period hat trick and assisted on the game-winner Tuesday in the Pittsburgh Penguins' 7-6 overtime win over the Detroit Red Wings.

NHL: Pittsburgh 4, Toronto 1

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Sydney Crosby led the way with a goal and three assists when the Pittsburgh Penguins recorded a 4-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.

NHL: Pittsburgh 3, Philadelphia 2 (OT)

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Pascal Dupuis scored with 10.8 seconds remaining in overtime Tuesday to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers.
NHL: Detroit 3, Pittsburgh 2

NHL: Detroit 3, Pittsburgh 2

PITTSBURGH, June 4 (UPI) -- Chris Osgood completed a magical playoff run by making 20 saves Wednesday and the Detroit Red Wings won the Stanley Cup with a 3-2 victory over Pittsburgh.

NHL: Pittsburgh 4, Detroit 3 (3OT)

DETROIT, June 3 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh, thanks to Petr Sykora's power-play goal at 9:57 of the third overtime, staved off elimination Monday, beating Detroit 4-3 in the Stanley Cup Finals.

NHL: Detroit 2, Pittsburgh 1

PITTSBURGH, May 31 (UPI) -- Jiri Hudler's third-period goal Saturday gave the Detroit Red Wings a 2-1 win over Pittsburgh and a 3-1 lead in the Stanley Cup Finals.

NHL: Pittsburgh 3, Detroit 2

PITTSBURGH, May 28 (UPI) -- Sidney Crosby ended Pittsburgh's scoring drought with two goals Wednesday and the Penguins battled back in the Stanley Cup Finals with a 3-2 win over Detroit.

NHL: Detroit 3, Pittsburgh 0

DETROIT, May 26 (UPI) -- Detroit's Chris Osgood blocked 22 shots and the Red Wings knocked off Pittsburgh 3-0 Monday for a two-game lead in the Stanley Cup Finals.
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Marc-Andre Fleury
Pittsburgh Penguins' goalie Marc-Andre Fleury watches as the puck goes past him as Washington Capitals' Alexander Ovechkin scores his third goal of the game at the Verizon Center in Washington on February 7, 2010. This is the Capitals 14th straight win. UPI/Kevin Dietsch

Marc-André Fleury (born November 28, 1984) is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender playing for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL). Drafted out of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) first overall by the Penguins in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, Fleury played major junior for four seasons with the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles, earning both the Mike Bossy Trophy as the league's top prospect and the Telus Cup as the top defensive player in 2003. He joined the Penguins in 2003–04 and won a Stanley Cup championship with the team five years later in 2009. Internationally, Fleury has represented Canada twice as a junior, winning back-to-back silver medals at the World Junior Championships in 2003 and 2004. He won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

Fleury is known by the nickname "Flower," derived from the English translation of his last name (fleuri is "in bloom," or "in Flower," in French). His goaltender masks always feature a fleur-de-lys on the backplate (in addition to the initials EFGT, honoring his four grandparents in memoriam), and have frequently featured some sort of flower on the front artwork, as well.

Fleury played major junior in the QMJHL for the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles, beginning in 2000–01. After a strong 2002–03 campaign that included a silver medal with Team Canada at the World Junior Championships and QMJHL Second Team All-Star honours, he was chosen first overall in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins. He is only the third goalie to be chosen first overall in the NHL draft, after Michel Plasse and Rick DiPietro. Playing four seasons total with Cape Breton, Fleury's jersey number 29 was later retired by the club in his fourth NHL season on January 25, 2008.

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