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VINCENT LECAVALIER RUMORS

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

Lecavalier to return Thursday against Panthers

Vincent Lecavalier is set to rejoin the Flyers lineup after sitting out six straight games.  Lecavalier became a healthy scratch for the first time in his career as the Flyers opened their West Coast trip to open December. He had not recorded a point in eight of his previous nine games. During the six-game sit, Lecavalier also was reported to have a lower-body injury. But Craig...
Via Flyerdelphia
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Vincent Lecavalier may be ready to retire after 2015-16

Vincent Lecavalier may be contemplating retiring from the NHL two years before his current contract with the Philadelphia Flyers concludes. Darren Dreger reported on Insider Trading that sources close to Lecavalier believe that the forward is considering retirement after the 2015-16 season. This sentiment was discussed by Bob McKenzie on Toronto’s TSN 1050. Here’s the transcript...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Vincent Lecavalier told to “get over” trade rumors

Vincent Lecavalier’s name was at the center of a dozen or more trade rumors this summer, but a deal never came to fruition. How should Lecavlier prepare for the upcoming season with all of those trade talks fresh in his mind? Philadelphia Flyers coach Craig Berube has some very simple advice. Via NJ.com: “Get over it. He just needs to change his game a little bit. We talked...
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 26, 2014  |  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...
Via NESN.com
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Putting On The Foil with @jsaquella: Flyers Off Season – The Lecavalier Conundrum

Editors’ Note: Noted Philadelphia Flyers fan John Saquella is going beyond 140 characters. The man most of you probably know from social media as @jsaquella will bring you his wide-ranging opinion and commentary on the Orange and Black in his column Putting On The Foil. By John Saquella (@jsaquella)   Getty Images As the Philadelphia Flyers entered the stretch run, I wrote that...
Via The Hockey Guys
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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 28th game...
Via Flyerdelphia
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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 capgeek.com. The signing was welcomed by fans, but a bit confusing seeing as the Lecavalier’s position was...
Via isportsweb.com
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitol Hill Comeback: Flyers 11th comeback win capped by Lecavalier's 900th point

The Flyers celebrate around Vincent Lecavalier after he scored in overtime to give the Flyers a 5-4 win over the Washington Capitals on Sunday afternoon. (Photo Courtesy of ESPN.com) Trailing 4-2 with 10 minutes left in the third period, Dmitry Orlov, who scored two of the Washington Capitals goals, took a five-minute major for boarding. The Flyers managed one goal on the power...
Via Flyerdelphia
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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