Individual Playoff Surprises & Disappointments – Eastern Conference

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Pittsburgh Penguins – Marc-Andre Fleury

May 9, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) blows a bubble while on the bench against the New York Islanders in game five of the first round of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at CONSOL Energy Center. The Pittsburgh Penguins won 4-0. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

The former Stanley Cup winning goaltender has wilted in two straight playoffs, and if it wasn’t for Tomas Vokoun, the Penguins would have had a 2nd straight first round exit.  Fleury’s confidence has to be shaken, despite Ray Shero and Dan Bylsma giving him the vote of confidence.  How he bounces back will say a lot about the player, but the true test will be next year’s playoffs, if he lasts that long.