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You can follow Todd on Twitter @ToddCordell! 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 of CBC. Lecaval...
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