Wild Sign Marc-Andre Fleury to Contract Extension

Marc-Andre Fleury is not ready to call it a career, as the Minnesota Wild have signed the future Hall of Fame goaltender to a one-year, $2.5 million contract extension.

Fleury, 39, made it clear that he was open to the idea of playing another season with the Wild, and now that is officially coming to fruition. With this move, Fleury will continue to be a key part of the Wild's crease. Along with that, this move will allow top prospect Jesper Wallstedt to continue to develop his game before making the permanent jump to the NHL. 

Fleury appeared in 39 games this season, posting a 17-14-5 record to go along with a .895 save percentage (SV%) and a 2.98 goals-against average (GAA). It was a bit of a shaky year for the veteran, but he will look to bounce back in what will be his 21st career NHL season in 2024-25. 

Overall, there is no real harm in the Wild keeping Fleury around for another season. He will continue to form a solid tandem with Filip Gustavsson and be a good mentor for the club's younger players to have around. Let's see how the star goalie performs with the Wild next season from here.

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