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Patrick Roy Sends a Beautiful Message to Marc-Andre Fleury After His 1000th Game

Published January 1, 2024 at 6:23 PM
BY AARON

Yesterday was a special game for Marc-André Fleury. The Quebecois goaltender achieved a major milestone by playing in his 1000th career game, a feat very uncommon for a goaltender.

Although it was unfortunately a 3-2 loss for the Minnesota Wild against the Winnipeg Jets, there was a magical moment before the game with a very special video featuring three NHL legends: Martin Brodeur, Roberto Luongo, and Patrick Roy.

In addition to this prestigious milestone of his 1000th start, Fleury is just one career victory away from tying Patrick Roy's number.

Here is what number 33 had to say:


« I wanted to take this moment to congratulate you on your 1000th career game. It's a long road, so you can be really proud of yourself. I have always admired when you jump on the ice, watching you train with your teammates, play games, challenge your teammates/opponents, and the joy you have on the ice. » - Patrick Roy

It's absolutely incredible to realize that the four most prolific goaltenders in NHL history are all Quebecois. It's a great source of pride for Quebec.


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