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Las Vegas–Tonight at the 2018 GEICO NHL All-Star Skills Competition, Marc-André Fleury recorded the first ever victory for the Vegas Golden Knights.

Fleury was among four other netminders from around the league that participated in the GEICO NHL Save Streak competition along with Henrik Lundqvist, Pekka Rinne, Connor Hellebuyck, and hometown favorite Tampa Bay’s Andrei Vasilevskiy.

Before Fleury came out to backstop the net for the Pacific Division All Stars, Predators goalie Rinne of the Central held the lead with 13 straight shots.

Since the introduction of the shootout round in the NHL back in the 2005-06 season, Fleury’s lifetime save percentage up to this point was recorded at .737.

In the early stages of the competition round, Fleury made the first save for the Pacific Division as he denied Buffalo Sabres Jack Eichel who tried to go glove side on the 3-time NHL All Star.

Round two was where Fleury would give up the first goal of the competition when Aleksander Barkov beat him upstairs stick side.

From the rounds three thru 14 Fleury was lights out and when tied Rinne at 13 straight he stopped Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand. But that was not the best save of the night. The highlight reel moment which took place during that span was when Fleury made an amazing stone wall type stop in acrobatic fashion on Tampa Bay Lightnings Brayden Point.

Here is the highlight reel moment that helped Fleury enabled him to write himself the history books for the Vegas Golden Knights.

The other shooter he conceded to in the competition was Tampa Bay forward Nikita Kucherov in 17th round.

“Another victory for the Vegas Golden Knights. Is anybody surprised? Said NHL on NBC play by play broadcaster Kenny Albert.

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