Wild Rumors: Latest on Marc-Andre Fleury's Playing Future

Minnesota Wild goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury is currently in his 20th season in the NHL. The future Hall of Famer has a truly spectacular career, but it appears that he is not fully sold on the prospect of retiring.

While speaking with NHL.com's Jean-Francois Chaumont, Fleury shared that he has not made a decision about his playing future and noted that he is open to the idea of playing another season for the Wild.

Fleury also shared with Chaumont that "it’s probably Minnesota or retirement," as he does not want to move his family to another location. 

Fleury, 39, could be good for the Wild to bring back for another season, as he would provide them with more insurance and experience at the goaltending position. He has worked well as a 1A/1B tandem with fellow Wild goalie Filip Gustavsson. 

Fleury has appeared in 36 games this season with the Wild, where he has a 16-12-5 record to go along with a 2.85 goals-against average (GAA) and a .899 save percentage (SV%).

Nevertheless, this will be a storyline to pay very close attention to as we get to the offseason. There is no question that there is value in the idea of keeping Fleury around, but we will need to wait and see what the veteran netminder does from here. 

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