According to Edmonton Journal's Jim Matheson, the Pittsburgh Penguins would let Marc-André Fleury and his $5.75 Million/year contract fly... but not to Vegas.
The Penguins' netminder clearly lost his #1 spot to Matt Murray after his astonishing performance who led Pittsburgh to the Stanley Cup. Nothing to help his cause, Fleury is posting a GAA (Goal Against Average) of 3.42. In the last 8 years, Flower never averaged more than 2.67 goals per game which lead us to think that the goaltending situation in Pittsburgh is a bigger monkey on his back than we first thought. According to Jim Matheson, the Winnipeg Jets could be interested in his service.
The Manitobian formation had high hopes in Connor Hellebuyck who's been disappointing so far, to say the least. The Jets masked man is boasting a .907% save percentage and a 2.74 Goal Against Average, good enough for a 10-10-1 record.
"Young Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck doesn’t look like a 60-game NHL starter yet.[...] The best scenario would be to trade for a veteran [like] Marc-André Fleury just before the expansion draft. Get an established goalie with only a few years left on the deal, and let Hellebucyk back up and play 30 games." As per Jim Matheson.