Lehner: Fleury's agent 'looks terrible' for tweeting backstabbing photo

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Marc-Andre Fleury's agent, Allan Walsh, tweeted out a photo Saturday of a sword inscribed with Vegas Golden Knights head coach Peter DeBoer's name stabbing his client in the back.

Walsh is obviously not pleased DeBoer has rolled with Robin Lehner as the team's No. 1 goalie during the playoffs (he's started seven of nine games) instead of Fleury. Lehner addressed the tweet on Sunday after his shutout in Game 1 against the Vancouver Canucks.

"Me and Marc were just laughing. It's always the media and everyone else that makes a big deal out of this," Lehner said, according to TSN. "I think me and Marc we get along great; he's a really good guy.

"This team is a (heck) of a group and everyone is really tight, and when this happened, I saw Marc and we were just laughing. That's all it is. At the end of the day, he didn't do anything. It was his agent, and if he wants to be unprofessional, go ahead. He looks terrible, but it is what it is."

Fleury declined to answer whether he knew Walsh was going to tweet the photo, but the veteran did say he asked his agent to delete the image the following morning. Fleury also noted that he and Lehner maintain a good relationship.

Lehner, whom the Golden Knights acquired at the trade deadline from the Chicago Blackhawks, is 6-1 in the playoffs with a .918 save percentage and a 2.10 goals-against average. The 29-year-old is a pending unrestricted free agent.

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