This was initially reported by ESPN Hockey Reporter Emily Kaplan.
Three-time Stanley Cup-winning goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury is headed to the Chicago Blackhawks after agreeing to a trade with the Vegas Golden Knights, sources told @emilymkaplan on Tuesday. pic.twitter.com/3LLYgRzLD5— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 27, 2021
“This is a heartbreaking loss for VGK fans. Many believe Fleury to be the spirit of this team!” -Jeff
NEWS: The Chicago Blackhawks are in late stages of trade talks to acquire Vegas Golden Knights goalie Marc Andre Fleury in a trade, sources tell ESPN.— Emily Kaplan (@emilymkaplan) July 27, 2021
Here are the details on the trade!
This is pending a trade call.— Emily Kaplan (@emilymkaplan) July 27, 2021
Vegas will not retain any of Marc-Andre Fleury's salary ($7 million, through this season). Only minor leaguer Mikkael Mikael Hakkarainen is going to VGK.
Clears the path for Robin Lehner to be starter in Vegas. 🌸is the No. 1 in Chicago. https://t.co/4g63eh143R