Marc Andre Fleury has a message for fans in Chicago

Published August 1, 2021 at 4:24 PM

Fleury is reportedly in Chicago to look for a place to live and a school for his young children next year when they join their father in Chicago. On Sunday, Fleury took time out of his busy schedule to record a video for Blackhawks fans, announcing his arrival in style with his private plane in the background.

"Hey Chicago it's Marc, so let you know I'm in, let's get to work," said Fleury with a smile.

This is of course great news for the Blackhawks given that, as I mentioned earlier, there were some genuine concerns about whether or not Fleury would report to the Blackhawks after being traded by the Las Vegas Golden Knights. Those concerns came directly from those closest to Fleury as well, with his agent Allan Walsh claiming immediately following the trade that Fleury would need to take time to think about his next move.

"While Marc-Andre Fleury still hasn't heard from anybody with the Vegas Golden Knights, he has apparently been traded to Chicago," wrote Walsh on twitter. "Marc-Andre will be taking time to discuss his situation with his family and seriously evaluate his hockey future at this time."

Many interpreted that as Fleury attempting to force another trade or even contemplating retirement, but it appears that cooler heads have prevailed and Fleury will be a Blackhawk next season. It remains to be seen how much he enjoys his time in Chicago and whether or not this relationship will last beyond his current contract's one year.
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