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Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury of the Minnesota Wild
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RUMOR: Canadiens and Wild Discussing Big Trade, Marc-Andre Fleury to End his Career in his Hometown?

Published January 1, 2024 at 10:58 PM
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The Minnesota Wild are facing significant challenges with key players Filip Gustavsson and Kiril Kaprizov sidelined due to injuries. This has prompted the team to explore the trade market.

Minnesota Wild Lose Gustavsson To Injury Prompting The Team To Explore The Trade Market



The news of Gustavsson's injury was shared on social media, revealing that he will undergo another MRI and miss at least a couple of weeks, leading to his placement on Injured Reserve.




Hearing Filip Gustavsson is going for another MRI tomorrow and will miss at least a couple weeks.


The Minnesota Wild have placed G Filip Gustavsson (lower-body; multiple weeks) on Injured Reserve.

This is obviously a big blow for the Wild as Gustavsson has been a pillar for them in goal ever since he was acquired from the Ottawa Senators.

Major Goalie Swap Could Lead To Marc-Andre Fleury Retiring in His Hometown



This has prompted the team to explore options for a replacement. The Wild are reportedly eyeing the Montreal Canadiens as they seek for help in goal. TVA Sports has reported that Jake Allen is a potential option for the Wild.

« Jake Allen in the sights of the Wild? » - TVA Sports


The potential trade details are uncertain, but there's speculation that the Canadiens might target Marc-Andre Fleury which would be a warm welcome homecoming for the veteran future hall of famer.

With Fleury in the final year of his contract with the Wild, the team could consider parting ways with him, possibly including future assets like picks or prospects for a long-term solution in Jake Allen.

Do you think the Montreal Canadiens should trade for Fleury?

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