Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens: Stanley Cup 2014 first-round preview

A lot can change in a year. One year ago today, the Tampa Bay Lightning were a non-playoff team led by Vincent Lecavalier and Martin St. Louis, relics from the franchise’s 2004 Stanley Cup championship. Here we are now: both…Read more →The post Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens: Stanley Cup 2014 first-round preview appeared first on The Hockey Daily.
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Vincent Lecavalier's Resurgence and the New-Look 4th Line

There's really no denying that Vinny Lecavalier has been a disappointment since coming over from Tampa Bay this offeseason with a 5-year, $22.5M contract in hand. His play at even-strength was horrendous (here's a good breakdown of how bad things were from late February), and the only thing saving his production was his power-play scoring on the 2nd unit. Before the March...
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Philadelphia Flyers clinch playoff berth

For the 37th time in their 45-year history, and the 17th time in the last 19 seasons, the Philadelphia Flyers have clinched a playoff berth. Last night Philadelphia played the Florida Panthers in what on paper appeared to be an easy win before the puck was even dropped. After a scoreless first period, the Flyers erupted for four second period goals, including one from Vincent Lecavalier...
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Clinch Time: Flyers overpower Panthers to lock up playoff spot

Vincent Lecavalier celebrates with his teammates after scoring the first goal in the Flyers 5-2 win over the Florida Panthers. (Photo Courtesy of With a playoff spot on the line, the Flyers turned in a second period for the ages. That set off a celebration in Philadelphia. The Flyers officially locked up a playoff spot with a 4-2 win against the Florida Panthers on Tuesday...
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Philadelphia Flyers: Vincent Lecavalier regaining form at the right time

During the 2013 NHL offseason, the Philadelphia Flyers made three big name signings in Ray Emery, Vincent Lecavalier and Mark Streit, but none were bigger than Lecavalier. The former Tampa Bay Lightning captain was signed to 4.5M/year through the 2017-18 season, according to The signing was welcomed by fans, but a bit confusing seeing as the Lecavalier’s position was...
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Philadelphia Flyers: Strong showings against top-tier teams

The Philadelphia Flyers have lost two straight games against the Boston Bruins and the St. Louis Blues. Despite the results, the losses were more positive than negative. Philadelphia would certainly prefer to have walked away with two points in either game, but the cards didn’t fall that way. Instead, the Flyers forced shootouts in both, and were defeated in both. The Bruins and...
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Lecavalier Shines in Boston Loss – Blues Next

Flyers Center Vincent Lecavalier has gotten the message from Coach Berube.  Play better or else.  Lecavalier scored twice in the Flyers’ Sunday loss to the league leading Bruins including a goal with less than a minute to go to send the game to overtime and giving the Flyers a very valuable point in the standings. […]
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After demotion, Lecavalier sparks Flyers

Vincent Lecavalier seemed upset when he found himself paired up with Zac Rinaldo and Adam Hall on the fourth line during Philadelphia’s Friday morning skate, but the move worked in last night’s 4-2 victory over Toronto. Flyers coach Craig Berube was very pleased with Lecavalier’s line and the 33-year-old forward, who also shifted from the wing to center, admitted that he felt...
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Vincent Lecavalier Hits Crossbar, Both Posts In Failed Scoring Attempt (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Vincent Lecavalier has been somewhat of a disappointment in Philadelphia this season after signing a five-year, $22.5 million deal with the Flyers in the offseason. The veteran center was the victim of some horrible luck during Monday night’s game against the Los Angeles Kings when he shot a puck that hit both goal posts and the crossbar before...
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Vincent Lecavalier’s missed shot hits all three posts (GIF)

Flyers sniper Vinny Lecavalier had the easiest shot in the history of hockey Monday and he pulled off a feat I haven’t seen in my decades of watching hockey.  He was set up with point-blank range in front of the empty net vacated by Kings goalie Jonathan Quick.  And he missed.  But he didn’t just miss. He hit all three posts.  Right pipe, cross bar, left pipe and out.  There...
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