Originally written June 15, 2013 on PensInitiative:
The What's Next series is part of an ongoing look from the Pens Initiative staff taking a look at the Penguins UFAs, RFAs, and most polarizing personalities heading into the next season.  We look at the year that was and the year coming and wonder: What's Next.Franchise Goaltender.Scapegoat.Stanley Cup Champion.Marc-Andre Fleury is an enigma. His incredible amount of talent seemingly comes with the confidence of the Cowardly Lion. He is known for making the most breathtaking saves one will ever see only to then let in a goal that former Pens coach Michel Therrien could only describe as "soff."At 28 years old, Fleury is entering his prime as a player. He has 9 seasons of NHL experience under his belt, so his track record is long enough to make judgments. The questions is: Which way do you lean? Is Fleury a true franchise goaltender or a middling net-minder who costs far more than he is worth?He has been very good during the regular season, winning 23 games whi...
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