June 24, 2016
• It would eliminate the possibility of losing Matt Murray in the expansion draft.
• It would allow both goaltenders to rightfully be full-time starters.
• It would remove any awkwardness that might be felt between Fleury and Murray.
• It would give the Penguins $5.75 million of cap room.
There’s only one problem with all of this: Jim Rutherford is in no rush to trade Fleury and insisted Friday night on the floor of the NHL Draft inside First Niagara Center that he would like keep both goaltenders entering the 2016-17 season:76