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Marc-Andre Fleury’s father has died at age 63

Updated November 29, 2019 - 1:21 pm

The father of Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury has died.

Andre Fleury died Wednesday at age 63 at a hospital in Sorel-Tracy, Quebec, according to an online obituary. Marc-Andre Fleury has been away from the Knights since Tuesday because of a “serious illness” in his family, coach Gerard Gallant said.

The Knights said they are respecting Marc-Andre Fleury and his family’s privacy at this time.

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