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Vegas Golden Knights' Fleury to pass on NHL All-Star invitation

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Posted at 5:25 PM, Jan 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-03 20:29:51-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The NHL today announced that Canucks goaltender Jacob Markstrom will replace Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury at the 2020 Honda NHL All-Star Game.

The Golden Knights released the following statement on the team's official twitter account:
"While being named to the NHL All-Star Game is a tremendous honor, the Golden Knights and Marc-Andre Fleury have decided that Marc-Andre will pass on the invitation this year."

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No reason has been given at this time for why Fleury decided to pass on the invitation.