Fleury wins 400th, Golden Knights beat Flyers 3-2

Marc-Andre Fleury won his 400th game Monday. (Photo: Karl B DeBlaker/AP)

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- The father of Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury died this week at age 63.

According to an online obituary, Andre Fleury died at Hotel-Dieu de Sorel, a hospital in Sorel-Tracy, Quebec, on Nov. 27. 

Andre Fleury will be cremated and his ashes will be buried in a private family ceremony, according to the obituary.

The family thanked hospital staff for their care, the obituary said.

Marc-Andre Fleury left the Golden Knights road trip suddenly Nov. 26 to deal with a family illness, according to team officials. The team did not have a time-table for his return.

Team officials said they were respecting the family's privacy.

The Golden Knights will play the Coyotes Friday afternoon at T-Mobile Arena. Fleury is not expected to play.

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