Fleury makes 2016 playoff debut after Pens give Murray the hook in Game 4

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It’s safe to say that the first two periods of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final won’t go down as the best in Penguins’ history.

The Lightning opened the scoring 27 seconds into the game and they didn’t stop there. After 40 minutes, they’ve jumped out to a 4-0 lead.

Now, the Pens will attempt to shake things up going into the third period, as they’ve pulled Matt Murray in favor of Marc-Andre Fleury.

Fleury has yet to see any playoff action in 2016. The 31-year-old hasn’t played in a game since Mar. 31 against Nashville. He had a 35-17-6 record with a 2.29 goals-against-average and a .921 save percentage this season.

The move seems to have paid off early. Phil Kessel finally got the Penguins on the board early in the third period.

Can Fleury get the starting gig back with a good showing in the third period?


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