There was a special moment in the first period, as The Penguins gave Fleury an emotional video tribute during the first TV timeout of the game.
- In postseason play, Fleury leads the team in wins (62; Matt Murray is third on this list with 22), saves (3,002), and shutouts (10) and is third in GAA (2.65, min. 1,000 minutes) and fourth in save percentage (90.8%, min. 1,000 minutes).
Ryan Carpenter and Jonathan Marchessault scored in the third period for Vegas, which almost rallied from a three-goal deficit. Barrasso (12,076) is the only other goalie with more than 5,700. Evgeni Malkin scored his 30th goal of the season, marking the sixth time in his career he has reached that mark.
Pittsburgh counts a great many sports legends among its storied past, but very few - if any - is more beloved than Marc-Andre Fleury.
Reilly Smith paced the Golden Knights with a pair of goals with Ryan Carpenter and Alex Tuch also lighting the lamp. The Western Conference leaders have 20 wins in their last 28 games.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have broken out of their season long slumber and are looking like the defending Stanley Cup champions.
"I think it's different from every game I've ever played", Fleury told reporters Monday in Pittsburgh.
- Fleury had 17,774 saves, the most in Penguins franchise history. Fleury waived his no-movement clause before the trade deadline last spring so the Penguins could protect Murray in the expansion draft.
Ducks 4, Sabres 3 (OT): Adam Henrique scored the overtime victor for visiting Anaheim, and Ducks goalie Ryan Miller earned a victory in a return to the city in which he spent the bulk of his career.
In Detroit, Sean Kuraly and David Krejci scored in the second period, and surging Boston rallied for a victory over the Red Wings.
Weal's goal came on only the second overtime shot for the Flyers after the Hurricanes dictated play for much of the extra session.
In Chicago, Michael Stone scored with 3:30 left and Calgary edged the Blackhawks for the second straight game. Elias Lindholm scored for the Hurricanes, who dropped to 2-2-1 on a season-high, eight-game homestand.
In Denver, Gabriel Bourque and Tyson Jost scored 2:14 apart in the second period, Jonathan Bernier stopped 39 shots and Colorado beat San Jose.