It was an emotional night for the Pittsburgh Penguins and their beloved former goaltender, Marc-Andre Fleury .
Fleury was back in the city where he started his NHL career and spent more than a decade, helping to backstop the Penguins to multiple championships. The Penguins wanted to honor their old friend — and they did — but they also wanted to win.
Third-period goals by Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel ruined Fleury's homecoming as the Penguins defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 5-4 on Tuesday.
"I think it was an important game, and obviously with (Fleury) coming in it added a lot of emotion," Penguins captain Sidney Crosby said....