Originally written on Talk Hockey  |  Last updated 10/17/14
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The Philadelphia Flyers have signed veteran centre Vincent Lecavalier to a multi-year contract. The Tampa Bay Lightning let their 33-year-old captain go last week, and the Flyers pounced Tuesday night, signing him to a reported five-year deal worth $22.5 million US. - CBC.ca It will be weird to see Vincent Lecavalier in a Philadelphia Flyers uniform (probably similar to a Mats Sundin in a Vancouver Canucks jersey). The center was drafted by the Tampa Bay Lightning at 1st overall in the 1998 NHL draft. He played 14 seasons with the team and won a Stanley Cup in 2004. Having another veteran on the team will certainly benefit the Flyers though. Alongside captain Claude Giroux, Lecavalier will provide great leadership for the team.Related:Report: Leafs were going to buyout Lecavalier for the LightningNHL.com official compliance buyout tracker
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