And here we go: the Pens have re-signed Marc-Andre Fleury to a 4-year contract extension. The deal begins with the 2015-16 season and runs through the 2018-19 campaign, and has an average annual value of $5.75 million.
Fleury is currently tied atop the NHL leaderboard with 3 shutouts, has a record of 7-2-0, GAA of 1.89 and SV% of .931.
Read more from the team's official release.
Fleury $5.75 million cap hit very reasonable. Comparables Varly, Lehtonen, Crawford, Miller, Ward, Bishop, Schneider all higher.— Craig Custance (@CraigCustance) November 5, 2014
Fleury re-signed with the Penguins. I'm sure the Internet will react rationally to this.— Rick City (@Rick_City) November 5, 2014
So instead of making Fleury earn an extension and keeping their options open, the Pens make him live up to one and are stuck if he fails.— Nick Cotsonika (@cotsonika) November 5, 2014