3 Potential Free-Agent Destinations for Marc-Andre Fleury

After all signs were pointing to retirement, Minnesota Wild netminder Marc-Andre Fleury appears to have found his passion and could be coming back for another season. Fleury's recently made some comments about how he's falling in love with the game again, even though the Wild are out of the playoff race in the Western Conference.

Fleury's a pending free agent who would be looking for another one-year contract. He'll turn 40 just after the start of the 2024-25 season and could be looking for a new home next season. Here's three potential free-agent destinations for the Flower:

Pittsburgh Penguins

It would be a storybook ending for Fleury to return to Pittsburgh, where he's spent the first 13 seasons of his career, winning multiple Stanley Cups. Considering how bad it's gone for GM Kyle Dubas since taking over in Pittsburgh, this could also be a great way to win back over the fan base. The team has Tristan Jarry signed long term, however aren't even playing him the majority of the starts down the stretch. Alex Nedeljkovic is getting most of the playing time, however is a free agent this summer and could be looking to cash in. Fleury could very well return to Minny to finish out his hall-of-fame career, however a trip back to Pittsburgh is likely something on his radar.

Boston Bruins

The Bruins have tried numerous times to trade Linus Ullmark throughout the past two seasons and if they end up moving him this offseason, Fleury could be the perfect veteran backup for Jeremy Swayman. The Bruins will once again contend next season and could give Fleury another crack at winning a Cup. Boston currently has a projected $21.5 million in cap space to work with and will be very busy this summer.

LA Kings

The Kings tried hard to acquire Ullmark before this season's trade deadline and will be looking to add to their crease this offseason. Finishing out a career in sunny California, on a Kings team which appear bound for the postseason, could be a great way to cap off a fantastic career. Fleury won't be looking to break the bank as he's made $84.4 million throughout his career and could be a great veteran to split time in the Kings crease. LA has shown they are willing to bring in vets on one-year deals so this could certainly be on their radar this offseason.

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