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Breaking down Fleury's shutouts from Ramzi Abid to Zbynek Michalek - 03-18-13

Written by Seth Rorabaugh on .

As any worthwhile goaltender will tell you, a shutout is a team statistic and not exclusive to any one individual.

So it shouldn't come as any great surprise that Marc-Andre Fleury (above) gave credit to his teammates in helping him record a shutout in Saturday's 3-0 win against the Rangers. The win allowed Fleury to surpass Tom Barrasso for the most shutouts in the history of the franchise with 23.

But he didn't do it alone. Here is a  listing of every player who played in one of Fleury's shutouts listed by the amount of shutouts they played in.

19 - Brooks Orpik (right), D; Jordan Staal, C

16 - Evgeni Malkin, C; Sidney Crosby, C

15 - Kris Letang, D

13 - Sergei Gonchar, D; Rob Scuderi, D; Maxime Talbot, C

12 - Pascal Dupuis, RW; Mark Eaton, D; Tyler Kennedy, C; Ryan Whitney, D

11 - Matt Cooke, LW; Ryan Malone, LW

9 - Chris Kunitz, LW; Jarkko Ruutu, LW

8 - Craig Adams, RW

7 - Colby Armstrong, RW; Paul Martin, D; Petr Sykora, RW

6 - Erik Christensen, C; Michel Ouellet, LW; Mark Recchi, RW

5 - Arron Asham, LW; Deryk Engelland, D; Hal Gill, D; Eric Godard, RW; Dustin Jeffrey, C; Josef Melichar, D; Zbynek Michalek, D

4 - Ruslan Fedotenko, LW; Alex Goligoski, D; Georges Laraque, RW; Ben Lovejoy, D; Dominic Moore, C; Alain Nasreddine, D; James Neal, LW; Matt Niskanen, D; Mike Rupp, C

3 - Chris Conner, RW; Chris Minard, C; Richard Park, RW; Gary Roberts, LW; Miroslav Satan, RW; Steve Sullivan, LW; Darryl Sydor, D; Chris Thorburn, RW; Joe Vitale, C

2 - Paul Bissonnette; LW; Philippe Boucher, D; Mike Comrie, C; Bill Guerin, RW; Adam Hall, RW; Konstantin Koltsov, LW; John LeClair, LW; Mark Letestu, C; Ronald Petrovicky, RW; Andre Roy, LW; Jeff Taffe, C; Bill Thomas, C

1 - Ramzi Abid, LW; Beau Bennett, RW; Drake Berehowsky, D; Marc Bergevin, D; Matt Bradley, RW; Kelly Buchberger, RW; Eric Cairns, D; Simon Despres, D; Mike Eastwood, C; Nils Ekman, RW; Rico Fata, LW; Dan Focht, D; Tanner Glass, LW; Andy Hilbert, 1; Brian Holzinger, C; Marian Hossa, RW; Connor James, RW; Alex Kovalev, RW; Mario Lemieux (right), C; Jordan Leopold, D; Steve McKenna, LW; Aleksey Morozov, RW; Nilklas Nordgren, LW; Alexei Ponikarovsky, LW; Jani Rita, RW; Martin Straka, C; Tomas Surovy, C; Brandon Sutter, C; Eric Tangradi, LW; Dick Tarnstrom, D

Notes:

-Michel Therrien oversaw most of Fleury's shutouts as head coach with 12 while Dan Bylsma was involved with 10. Eddie Olczyk coached only one, Fleury's first.

-The only players to play in a shutout with Fleury and Barrasso were Kovalev, Lemieux, Morozov, Park, Recchi and Straka.

-Orpik is the only player to appear in Fleury's first and most recent shutout.

-Orpik and Malone are the only players who played with Fleury in his first shutout - a 1-0 win against the Blackhawks, Oct. 30, 2003 - who are still in the NHL.

(Photos: Fleury-Claus Andersen/Getty Images; Orpik-Christian Petersen/Getty Images; Lemieux-Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

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