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VINCENT LECAVALIER RUMORS

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

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...
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March 29, 2015  |  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...
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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

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

Vinny Victory: Lecavalier's late tally gives Flyers win over Sabres

Vincent Lecavalier celebrates his game-winning goal in the Flyers 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres. (Photo Courtesy of ESPN.com) A back-and-forth affair entered the final stages of regulation. It seemed the Philadelphia Flyers were destined for overtime after what looked to be the deciding goal wasn't enough. That didn't stop the Flyers from forcing a late rally. In the game's final...
Via Flyerdelphia
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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