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Marc-Andre Fleury set for first start following father's death

Tuesday's game will be Fleury's first start since Nov. 23
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Posted at 2:42 PM, Dec 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-10 18:20:54-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Marc-Andre Fleury will make his first start since the death of his father Tuesday vs. the Chicago Blackhawks at T-Mobile Arena.

The Golden Knights' starting goaltender last played on Nov. 23 before leaving the team on personal leave. He rejoined the team on Dec. 5 but did not play against the New York Islanders nor the New York Rangers, which both resulted in losses for VGK.

RELATED: Andre Fleury passed away on Nov. 27 at the age of 63

Head coach Gerard Gallant confirmed Fleury's status following the team's morning skate.

Vegas is on a two-game losing streak entering tonight's clash.

The team currently holds the second wild-card berth in the Western Conference by one point ahead of the Vancouver Canucks.

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