Tag Archive | "Vincent Lecavalier"

Finding a Way to Elevate: Teddy Purcell

Thursday, May 26, 2011

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Every year there are players who breakout in the playoffs and then follow that up with strong regular seasons. This season we watched players like Andrew Ladd, Dustin Byfuglien, Joe Pavelski, Ville Leino amongst others elevate their game. This daily snippet will point out that player in an attempt to find some sleepers for next year prior to the…

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Looking at the Beasts of the East

Thursday, April 28, 2011

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The Eastern Conference, much like the Western Conference, displayed a few entertaining battles. Unlike the wild wild west, three of the four series went to seven games with only my hometown New York Rangers taking a bow in less. Last night we saw both the Montreal Canadiens and Pittsburgh Penguins eliminated even though they were…

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Bolts’ Vinny Lecavalier to miss 3-4 weeks with broken hand

Friday, November 12, 2010

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As if the Tampa Bay Lightning didn’t have enough injury problems with wingers Steve Downie and Simon Gagne, the team received some more bad news, as their captain Vinny Lecavalier will miss the next three to four weeks with a broken right hand. Lecavalier injured the hand during the first period against the Washington Capitals.  Vinny would…

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Nightly Scrap: Boucher 1 Crosby 0

Thursday, October 28, 2010

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Guy Boucher won the first game against his former player Sidney Crosby as the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-3. After taking an early lead, the Lightning and Mike Smith promptly allowed three goals but managed to keep the game close with a late first period marker.  From there Dan Ellis would relieve…

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Nightly Scrap: Hat tricks becoming easy to come by

Saturday, October 23, 2010

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Rene Bourque and the Calgary Flames cruised to an easy 6-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets.  The Flames put up three first period goals on the Blue Jackets and gave Henrik Karlsson a memorable experience in his first NHL start. While Bourque scored three and added an assist he almost scored four as he…

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Daily Deke: Elliott looks to repeat against Buffalo

Friday, October 22, 2010

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Brian Elliott will look to repeat his past success against the Buffalo Sabres tonight as the Sens play in Buffalo.  In his career he has an unbelievable 8-0 record with a 1.89 GAA, .937 save percentage and one shutout.  Sometimes a goaltender just knows how to stop an opponent and this situations seems like just that.…

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Lecavalier listed as day-to-day with hand injury

Thursday, October 21, 2010

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UPDATE 10/21/10 @ 11:46 AM: According to Erik Erlendsson of the Tampa Tribune, Lecavalier will be a game-time decision tonight. UPDATE 10/18/10 @ 11:38 AM:  According to the teams official twitter, Lecavalier is listed as very doubtful for game tonight per head coach Guy Boucher. During Saturday’s crushing loss to the rival Florida Panthers, the…

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Vincent Lecavalier will undergo knee surgery

Saturday, August 21, 2010

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Lightning center Vincent Lecavalier will undergo knee surgery on his left knee but expects to be ready for training camp. According to New York Center for Facial Plastic and Laser Surgery of the Tampa Tribune, “he [Lecavalier] reported some discomfort in the knee, so team opted to have it cleaned up.” Knee injuries can always…

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Gagne Lands in Tampa, Sets Up A Scary Scoring Line

Monday, July 19, 2010

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The Flyers cleared out some valuable cap room by dealing Simon Gagne to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday for defenseman Matt Walker and a 2011 4th round pick.  Gagne delivers a hefty $5.25-million cap hit – equivalent to Martin St. Louis – but if he stays healthy, Tampa may have one of the deadliest…

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Fantasy Season in Review: Tampa Bay Lightning

Saturday, June 12, 2010

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