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Lecavalier is revitalized after midseason move to LA Kings

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) Many veteran athletes involved in a midseason trade make the journey alone, spending weeks or months in a hotel before reorganizing their families' lives in their new home. Vincent Lecavalier is not most athletes. Less than a week after he was traded from Philadelphia to the Los Angeles Kings, he had moved his wife, Caroline, and their three children - all...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Wild at Kings

A revitalized Vincent Lecavalier is certainly doing his part to protect the Los Angeles Kings' healthy lead atop the Pacific Division.The veteran center aims for a fourth consecutive game with a goal as the Kings attempt to deal the reeling Minnesota Wild a sixth straight loss Thursday night.Reduced to being a predominately healthy scratch in Philadelphia, Lecavalier has flourished...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Lecavalier gets assist in debut, LA Kings beat Leafs 2-1

LOS ANGELES (AP) Jake Muzzin and Jeff Carter scored third-period goals and Vincent Lecavalier had an assist while making his Kings debut in Los Angeles' 2-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday night. Lecavalier set up Muzzin for the game's first goal with 17:07 to play, capping a solid effort in the 17-year NHL veteran's first game since Nov. 12. Los Angeles acquired...
Via Associated Press
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Rejuvenated Lecavalier joins LA Kings to chase Stanley Cup

LOS ANGELES (AP) Vincent Lecavalier has officially joined the Los Angeles Kings for the final months of his remarkable NHL career. Now all he needs is the Hollywood ending. Lecavalier met his new teammates Thursday after a cross-country flight to join the Kings, who acquired the veteran center along with defenseman Luke Schenn in a trade with Philadelphia. ''I still have confidence...
Via Associated Press
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings Acquire Vincent Lecavalier, Luke Schenn In Trade With Flyers

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Kings acquired forward Vincent Lecavalier and defenseman Luke Schenn from the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday for center Jordan Weal and a third-round pick. Lecavalier and Schenn bring veteran experience to Los Angeles, which won the Stanley Cup in 2012 and 2014 before missing the playoffs last season. The 35-year-old Lecavalier has been a healthy...
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Luke Schenn and Vincent Lecavalier traded to Los Angeles Kings

Today it was announced by Elliote Friedman of Sportsnet that the Philadelphia Flyers are trading Vincent LeCavalier and Luke Schenn to the Los Angeles Kings for Jordan Weal and a 2016 3rd round pick. Lecavalier and Luke Schenn for Weal and a third — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) January 6, 2016 The deal includes the maximum amount of salary retained for the Flyers. This deal...
Via The Comeback
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Flyers plan on entering the year with Vincent Lecavalier

Vincent Lecavalier’s time with the Philadelphia Flyers has been a disaster. The 35-year-old regularly spent time down on the Flyers’ fourth line last season and posted just 20 points in 57 games. That’s a big problem considering he carries a $4.5 annual cap hit and was paid a salary of $6 million in 2014-15. The Flyers have made it extremely clear they want to trade away Lecavalier...
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July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Trading Vincent Lecavalier may be tough for Flyers

Vincent Lecavalier has made off like Scrooge McDuck over his career. The former first overall pick inked a massive 11-year, $85 million deal with the Tampa Bay Lightning back in 2009-10, and was subsequently bought out via the teams compliance buyout just four seasons later. The move put Lecavalier on the team’s payroll until he’s the tender age of 47. When he hit free agency...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Vincent Lecavalier thinks he needs a better opportunity

Vincent Lecavalier’s time with the Philadelphia Flyers has been beyond disappointing. Signed to a five-year, $22.5 million contract prior to the 2013-14 season, it was clear that Lecavalier would be held to some high expectations. The hope was that he’d benefit from new scenery after having his contract bought out by the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2013. Things haven’t gone according...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Flyers’ Vincent Lecavalier Is On NHL Trade Market

Just one year after signing a free-agent contract to join the Philadelphia Flyers, Vincent Lecavalier might be wearing a different sweater in 2014-15. The veteran forward is on the trade market, per TSN’s Darren Dreger. “He’s a fourth-line forward making $4.5 million and I can’t believe that (Flyers general manager) Ron Hextall is going to want to pay him that,” Dreger...
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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