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“It will depend on many different things” -Marc Bergevin on the possibility of signing Vincent Lecavalier
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Gillis indicated that another team called about Scheider, not the other way around. "You have to listen."
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#FlaPanthers Dale Tallon says he's talked to Avs about moving up to 1; team has interest in Lecavalier
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#FlaPanthers Dale Tallon says he spoke to Weiss agent today; still plugging away at keeping 9
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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, [...]
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The now former captain of the Tampa Bay Lightning, Vincent Lecavalier, addressed the media about the team’s decision to buyout his contract Thursday. Among many things said, Lecavalier thanked the organization, his teammates, and also the fans. He also mentioned what his potential plans are moving forward. His full statement is embedded below.
With the chances of re-signing Val Filppula diminishing with every passing minute, the Detroit Red Wings main priority this offseason will be finding a second-line center.
Thats not exactly earth-shattering news. But the possibility of that second-line center being Vincent Lecavalier, who will be bought out by the Tampa Bay Lightning, is certainly an attention-grabbing headline...
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.
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 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...
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...
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...
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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...
Here is a roundup of the latest rumors involving the Maple Leafs.
Vincent Lecavalier: Josh Rimer and Howard Berger have reported that the Leafs have reached out to Lecavalierâs agent, but the line will be long 33 year old center. The list of teams that have expressed interest so far are Boston, Montreal, St. Louis, Dallas, Florida, Carolina, Anaheim and many others.
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 ESPN.com Friday afternoon. “This is the beginning of the process [...]
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...
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Jay Feaster has his eyes set on another big name.
This time it's a member of the Stanley Cup winning team Feaster assembled in 2004.
The Calgary Flames are interested in Vincent Lecavalier, who was recently bought out, and will meet with Lecavalier and his representatives in New Jersey tomorrow, according to Elliotte Friedman...
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With the second overall pick, Dale Tallon and the Florida Panthers opted to select Finnish center Aleksander Barkov. The selection came as a bit of a surprise, with talent like defenseman Seth Jones and winger Jonathan Drouin still avaiable.
Barkov sat down with media members after he found out he would be headed to the Sunshine State.
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