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Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury is introduced prior to the start of an NHL hockey game against the Chicago Blackhawks Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- The Vegas Golden Knights announced that goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury would not be playing in the National Hockey League All-Star game.

The Golden Knights made the announcement on Twitter just after 5 p.m. on Jan. 3.

Jacob Markstrom, the goaltender for the Vancouver Canucks, was selected to replace Fleury in the game.

"The Golden Knights and Marc-Andre are grateful for the support and understanding from the NHL and all the fans around the league," the Knight said.

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