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Dream Big: Trade scenarios that would be quicker fixes for Flyers

As the Philadelphia Flyers crawled out of their six-game losing streak with a win against the Winnipeg Jets, fans can finally be hopeful. With improving power-play action, offense hopefully getting fire under their skates and scoring and defense carrying pucks with no turnovers, one may dream of improvements. Dream of quick improvements. Here are three that could be a speedy...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers' Lecavalier mistakes teammate's head for puck

Philadelphia Flyers forward Vincent Lecavalier nearly decapitated his own teammate during Thursday's game against the Calgary Flames. Eric Hartline USA TodayAfter a somewhat surprising start to the season, the Philadelphia Flyers have taken quite the tumble en route to losing six in a row (0-4-2).How bad has it gotten for coach Dave Hakstol's charges? Well, veteran Vincent Lecavalier...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 9 Preview: Lecavalier makes season debut, Flyers host Devils

Prior to last season, forward Vincent Lecavalier had never been a healthy scratch in his NHL career. The potential Hall-of-Famer sat 17 times last year and has been in the press box for the first eight contests of the 2015-16 campaign. In lieu of Pierre-Edouard Bellemare’s lower body injury, Lecavalier will be inserted into the lineup tonight  as the Flyers play the New Jersey...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Scratched no more: Flyers' Lecavalier to make debut vs. Devils

Philadelphia Flyers veteran forward Vincent Lecavalier will see his first action of the 2015-16 season on Thursday. Bill Streicher USA TodayPhiladelphia Flyers veteran forward Vincent Lecavalier will make his season debut when the team faces the visiting New Jersey Devils on Thursday.A healthy scratch for the team's first eight contests, Lecavalier skated with Ryan White and Chris...
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28 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

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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