Found June 27, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
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Fire up the DeLorian... Three names on the market: Vincent Lecavalier, Daniel Briere, Jaromir Jagr. Let's talk about them... We all knew that for Steve Yzerman to build a competitive roster, buying out Lecavalier was a must. That said, it was a near-impossible reality to fathom. Would Jeff Vinik and Yzerman be willing to rid themselves of the face of their franchise? Would Vinik be...
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