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Flyers rookie Konecny reminds Lecavalier of Tyler Johnson

Philadelphia Flyers prospect Travis Konecny is receiving lofty praise before even competing in his first regular-season NHL game.Konecny casually weaved through the defense before backhanding the puck into the net for a goal in the Flyers' 5-3 victory over the New York Islanders in a preseason game on Monday."He's fast," veteran Vincent Lecavalier told the Philadelphia Inquirer....
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Flyers' Lecavalier embraces opportunity under Hakstol

Philadelphia Flyers veteran forward Vincent Lecavalier believes a change behind the bench could go along way in his performance on the ice this season.The 35-year-old Lecavalier wasn't pleased with often being reduced to a spectator last season and is intent on putting his best foot forward under new coach Dave Hakstol."Yeah, I still think I can," Lecavalier told the Courier-Post...
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23 days ago  |  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...
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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

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...
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December 02, 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...
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...
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May 19, 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 The signing was welcomed by fans, but a bit confusing seeing as the Lecavalier’s position was...
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 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...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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