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Vincent Lecavalier retires after 17 NHL seasons

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Los Angeles Kings forward Vincent Lecavalier formally retired Tuesday after 17 NHL seasons.When he joined the Kings in January, Lecavalier declared the 2015-16 season would be his last. He confirmed his retirement intentions after Los Angeles was eliminated from the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs in April, putting an early end to Lecavalier's revitalizing...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Lightning superstar Vincent Lecavalier retires after 17 seasons

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) -- Los Angeles Kings forward Vincent Lecavalier has retired after 17 NHL seasons.Lecavalier formally confirmed his previously announced retirement Tuesday.The 36-year-old Lecavalier spent his first 14 NHL seasons with the Tampa Bay Lightning, winning the Stanley Cup in 2004. He had a disappointing tenure in Philadelphia before joining the Kings in January...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

LA Kings' Vincent Lecavalier formally retires from NHL

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) Los Angeles Kings forward Vincent Lecavalier has retired after 17 NHL seasons. Lecavalier formally confirmed his previously announced retirement Tuesday. The 36-year-old Lecavalier spent his first 14 NHL seasons with the Tampa Bay Lightning, winning the Stanley Cup in 2004. He had a disappointing tenure in Philadelphia before joining the Kings in January...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning Memories Of Vincent Lecavalier

Former Lightning captain Vincent Lecavalier is hanging up his skates after 17 years in the NHL. Lecavalier confirmed his plans with the press on Sunday after the Los Angeles Kings were eliminated from the postseason. He played well since heading to LA at the trade deadline and seemed to be enjoying a renaissance on the ice. He leaves with quite the resume:  a Stanley Cup, a Richard...
Via Lightning Shout
April 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Vincent Lecavalier has officially retired

After a 17-year career, Vincent Lecavalier has called it quits in a move that wasn’t a surprise to anyone. His midseason move from the Flyers to the Kings was a reclamation project that actually seemed to work out for the always contending Kings. I wrote in my midseason piece about Lecavalier’s trade that I believed that the Flyers won the trade by a large margin. Analyzing it...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 24, 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...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Trading Vincent Lecavalier may be tough for Flyers

By Liam McGuire 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 team's compliance buyout just four seasons later. The move put Lecavalier on the team’s payroll until he’s the tender age of 47. When...
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...
Via NESN.com
June 12, 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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