Pens Labyrinth Daily: Matt Murray’s Goalie Guilt, Love For Fleury and More

PITTSBURGH, PA - MAY 31: Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury
PITTSBURGH, PA - MAY 31: Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury /

Pens Labyrinth Daily: Matt Murray reveals his goalie guilt, the league loves Marc-Andre Fleury, and more!

Good morning, Penguins fans! Grab your coffee and enjoy all the trending Penguins news straight from Pittsburgh and from around the league.

36 days from now, the Pittsburgh Penguins will take the ice for their first preseason game on Sept. 19 against the Buffalo Sabres at KeyBank Center. No worries, though, the Pens will hit home ice the following day, Sept. 20, against the Detroit Red Wings.

Pittsburgh Penguins Daily:

Matt Murray Feels Responsible For Marc-Andre Fleury’s Depart

Matt Murray expressed his guilt to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette last wee that he feels partially responsible for Marc-Andre Fleury’s departure. The Penguins’ goaltender stated that he feels like Fleury probably would have wanted to retire as a Penguin and that he feels like a piece in his reason for leaving. [Hockey Real GM]

Everybody Loves Fleury

The NHL is finally beginning to, in unison, express their huge love for Marc-Andre Fleury. The former Penguins goalie is as lovable as they come and is gaining even more fans as the face of the Vegas Golden Knights. [The Hockey News]

From Around the League

What if the New York Islanders Drafted Erik Karlsson?

The Isles selected Josh Bailey with their ninth pink in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, but what if the team drafted d-man Erik Karlsson instead? It is completely possible that the Isles could have opted for the Swedish d-man when drafting in 2008 and it would have changed their fate dramatically. [Eyes On Isles]

Nashville Predators’ Stanley Cup Odds Are High

The Nashville Predators might have been defeated for the Stanley Cup by the Penguins, but their odds at grabbing the Cup soon are high. Sports experts and websites are giving the Preds high chances for Stanley Cup success as the season comes closer. [Predlines]

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