By: Casey Shea

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – It hasn’t even been 24 hours since the Pittsburgh Penguins won the Stanley Cup, but thoughts have already turned to the future of one particular player.

According to TVA Sports’ Renaud Lavoie, Marc-Andre Fleury will be available for selection in the upcoming NHL Expansion Draft.

READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny County Reports 382 New Coronavirus Cases

Per Lavoie, the Penguins approached Fleury about waiving his no-movement clause in February and he agreed.

READ MORE: UPMC Hosting Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Across The Area This Weekend

As part of the Expansion Draft rules, teams must protect any player with a no-movement clause. However, they can ask players to waive it, which appears to be the case with Fleury.

Teams have until 5 p.m. Saturday to submit their list of protected players. The Las Vegas Golden Knights will make their selections by 10 a.m. on June 21. Their picks will then be announced during the NHL Awards ceremony the same night.

Stay With KDKA.com For More Details

Join The Conversation On The KDKA Facebook Page
Stay Up To Date, Follow KDKA On Twitter

MORE NEWS: Kennywood's 'Choose The Color' Contest For The Phantom's Revenge Winner Revealed