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Wild goalie Marc-Andre Fleury aims for milestone win against Flyers

Veteran goalie Marc-Andre Fleury is close to making history, but the Minnesota Wild and Philadelphia Flyers are ready to challenge.

Veteran goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury is on the verge of making history when the Minnesota Wild take on the Philadelphia Flyers in Saint Paul, Minn. Fleury, who is 39 years old, is tied with Patrick Roy for second place on the NHL's all-time win list with 551 career victories. He needs just one more win to surpass Roy and claim sole possession of second place.

Wild coach John Hynes decided to rest Fleury in the team's most recent game to give rookie netminder Jesper Wallstedt the opportunity to make his NHL debut. Hynes explained that he wanted to give Fleury a mental and physical break before he attempts to make history on home ice.

Fleury has started five games in a row and is looking to improve his 7-9-2 record this season, along with a 3.12 goals-against average and an .892 save percentage. This game will mark Fleury's 61st career appearance against the Flyers, and he has a strong record of 32-19-3 with a 2.87 GAA and a .902 save percentage against them.

On the other side, the Flyers are aiming to spoil Fleury's milestone victory. They are coming off a 3-2 win against the Montreal Canadiens and are looking to continue their recent success. Goaltender Carter Hart is expected to be back in net for the Flyers after resting in their last game.

Hart has a 10-8-3 record this season, with a 2.69 GAA and a .911 save percentage. The Flyers hope to rely on his performance to secure a win against the Wild. The team has a strong record on the road, with 11 wins, 6 losses, and 4 overtime losses.

The Wild, however, are eager for a victory after losing their last two games and six of their last seven. They have been outscored 28-12 in their past seven games and are looking to turn their recent misfortune around.

Both teams are hoping to secure a win in this matchup, and it remains to be seen whether Fleury will make history against the Flyers. The game promises to be an exciting and competitive showdown between two determined teams.

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