Found June 30, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
You can add yet another team to the long list of Vincent Lecavalier's suitors... Good job by Peter Chiarelli and B's staff meeting w/Vinny Lacavalier yesterday w/out any1 knowing about it. B's like him as RW #BruinsTalk — Joe Haggerty (@HackswithHaggs) June 30, 2013 But he did meet with the Red Wings today, we think... Just saw #NHL free agent Vinny Lecavalier leave the Marriott Marquis in Midtown Manhattan. Supposed to meet w/ #RedWings & Flames today. — The Wheel Deal (@Bill_Roose) June 30, 2013 And, as Wings GM Ken Holland and director of amateur scouting Joe McDonnell told the Windsor Star's Bob Duff, the Wings believe that drafting and player development, even as an educated guessing game, is in fact what separates attractive destinations from also-rans, so today's draft (airing on NBCSN and TSN from 3-8 PM and then the NHL Network in the U.S. thereafter) is really when the team will get down to team-building business: Con...

Could Vincent Lecavalier Sign with Detroit Red Wings?

NHL Free Agency doesn’t officially begin until July 5, but a big fish just became available on the market. The Tampa Bay Lightning exercised one of their compliance buyouts on Vincent Lecavalier earlier today, making him available for the other 29 teams to sign him. Interestingly, when Lecavalier was asked about the Detroit Red Wings, [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...

Panthers eye ex-Lightning captain Vinny Lecavalier

NEW YORK The Florida Panthers missed out on an opportunity once already to acquire Vincent Lecavalier. Fifteen years later, they are going to take another shot at getting the playmaking center into their lineup. Panthers general manager Dale Tallon and assistant GM Mike Santos intend to make a pitch to sign the unrestricted free agent and fomer Lightning captain. "We'...

Hoping For The Gool Lecavalier

from Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun, Is Vincent Lecavalier a bigger name than he is a player at this stage of his professional career? That is a matter NHL teams will need address in the days heading toward July 5. Lecavalier (left) is not as old as you might think, 33, but this coming season will be his 15th in the NHL. He is not the star he once was. He is not a candidate...

Vincent Lecavalier Reportedly Seeking $5 Million Per Year on Multi-Season Deal

Vincent Lecavalier met with the Detroit Red Wings this weekend — part of a whirlwind couple of days in which he talked to at least a dozen clubs — and he plans to narrow his list down in the next few days. Any team left in the running better be prepared to make a serious commitment. Darren Dreger reported Sunday’s TSN draft coverage that one NHL GM told him Lecavalier is seeking...

Red Wings overnight report: Lecavalier and UFA talk take spotlight away from Wings’ draft haul

Beware, Wings fans, auto-play clips lurk within: After more "rumblings" and "insider" talk than anything else at the draft (the Wings' 18-for-20-and-58 swap was more indicative of the day's events than any other trade), I'm not thrilled starting this overnight report discussing the Red Wings' courtship of one marquee cap compliance buy-out player...

Bruins select Swedish defenseman, eye Lecavalier

The Boston Bruins, hit with the news they will likely be losing right wing Nathan Horton to free agency, are one of many teams interested in signing free-agent forward Vincent Lecavalier. The team met with the center Saturday in New Jersey. Recently released by the Tampa bay Lightning via a compliance lockout, Lecavalier is clearly a hot commodity on the open market and moved onto...

Vincent Lecavalier Receiving Lots Of League Interest by   Steven Ellis

Just days after getting bought out, ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun reports that former Tampa Bay Lightning first overall pick Vincent Lecavalier is receiving interest from multiple teams in the NHL. “We have been reached out to by a number of teams, easily a dozen or more,” Kent Hughes, Lecavalier’s agent, told Friday afternoon. “This is the beginning of the process [...]

Red Wings conclude 2013 draft by picking Hampus Melen 199th overall

The Red Wings have drafted Anthony Mantha, Zach Nastasiuk, Tyler Bertuzzi, Mattias Janmark-Nylen, David Pope, Mitchell Wheaton, and Marc McNulty, and as TSN's Darren Dreger and Pierre LeBrun suggested that Vincent Lecavalier will narrow down his list of teams to 4-5, will visit some of them, and is asking for $5 million a year for 5 years... The Wings wrapped up the part of...

Red Wings overnight report: the Wings’ summertime moves will play out slowly; more draft talk

I don't need to do anything more than check my email to know that Red Wings fans are a frustrated bunch right now. The last two entries alone have produced almost a hundred comments, and most of them have little to do with the Red Wings' eight draft picks on Sunday. Instead, Wings fans are voicing their displeasure with the team's inability to pawn Valtteri Filppula...

Mid-Afternoon Tweets

“It will depend on many different things” -Marc Bergevin on the possibility of signing Vincent Lecavalier — Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) June 29, 2013   Gillis indicated that another team called about Scheider, not the other way around. "You have to listen." — Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) June 29, 2013   #FlaPanthers Dale...

NHL Free Agency: 5 Players Detroit Red Wings Could Pursue

Could David Clarkson provide the Red Wings a little pop at forward? Though NHL free agency technically does not begin until Friday afternoon, teams were allowed to negotiate with those about to hit the market as of Monday. And the Detroit Red Wings are on the hunt for some help, both at forward and on defense. Where might GM Ken Holland turn? Here are five possibilities: 1. Vincent...
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