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Philadelphia Flyers
Position
C
 
Jersey
40
Name  Vincent Lecavalier
Born  4/21/1980
Height  6-4
Weight  215
Shoots  L
4/8/2014 10:17:00 PM
Description: Philadelphia center Vincent Lecavalier had his second straight two-point game Tuesday at Florida.
Insight: Lecavalier has provided fantasy owners with seven points (five goals, two assists) over his last seven games, but he still has just 37 this season. That's his lowest total for a full season since 2001-02.
 
3/30/2014 4:13:00 PM
Description: Philadelphia center Vincent Lecavalier posted two goals Sunday against the Bruins.
Insight: His goal with 35 seconds left in regulation tied the game at three, though Boston went on to win in overtime. Six of Lecavalier's 18 goals this season have come in the last month.
 
3/28/2014 10:22:00 PM
Description: Flyers center Vincent Lecavalier responded to his demotion to the fourth line with a power-play goal against Toronto on Friday.
Insight: Flyers coach Craig Berube wanted to move Lecavalier back to center because he has been struggling on the wing, but the top three center spots are occupied by Claude Giroux, Brayden Schenn and Sean Couturier. The 33-year-old Lecavalier has 16 goals and 15 assists in 60 games this season.
 
3/2/2014 7:41:00 PM
Description: Flyers center Vincent Lecavalier has scored a goal in two straight games.
Insight: With 26 points in 49 games, Lecavalier is having his worst season from a points-per-game standpoint since 2001-02.
 
1/14/2014 10:27:00 PM
Description: Flyers center Vincent Lecavalier's game-winning goal Tuesday was his first goal since Nov. 27.
Insight: Lecavalier missed three weeks with a non-displaced fracture in his back, so he only had 13 games between goals despite the long amount of time. The 33-year-old has 10 goals and 19 points in 34 games this season.
 
12/21/2013 5:25:00 PM
Description: Flyers center Vincent Lecavalier (back) was supposed to be out another 2-3 weeks, but he'll make his return to the lineup Saturday, according to the Flyers Twitter.
Insight: The 33-year-old suffered a non-displaced fracture in his back earlier this month and was given a 3-4 week timetable, but he'll return well ahead of schedule. He has nine goals, 14 points, 19 PIM, 49 SOG and seven PPP in 22 games this season, his first with Philadelphia after spending his entire career in Tampa Bay.
 
12/18/2013 8:53:00 PM
Description: Flyers center Vincent Lecavalier is encouraged with his progress but he is still 2-3 weeks away, according to Tim Panaccio of csnphilly.com.
Insight: The 33-year-old is out with a non-displaced fracture in his back. Lecavalier was given a 3-4 week timetable on Dec. 8 and appears to be on schedule. He has nine goals, 14 points, 19 PIM, 49 SOG and seven PPP in 22 games this season, his first with Philadelphia after spending his entire career in Tampa Bay.
 
12/9/2013 11:44:00 AM
Description: Flyers center Vincent Lecavalier is expected to miss 3-4 weeks with a non-displaced fracture in his back..
Insight: He has already missed three games. The 33-year-old has nine goals, 14 points, 19 PIM, 49 SOG and seven PPP in 22 games this season, his first with Philadelphia after spending his entire career in Tampa Bay.
 
12/7/2013 11:04:00 AM
Description: Flyers center Vincent Lecavalier will miss Saturday's game due to a back spasms, according to Tim Panaccio of csnphilly.com. Lecavalier was going to try to practice Friday in Dallas, but it was canceled after an ice storm caused a power loss at the facility.
Insight: It will be his third straight absence. The 33-year-old has nine goals, 14 points, 19 PIM, 49 SOG and seven PPP in 22 games this season, his first with Philadelphia after spending his entire career in Tampa Bay. He must be nearing a return if he was going to attempt to practice Friday.
 
12/3/2013 12:01:00 PM
Description: Flyers center Vincent Lecavalier missed Monday's game against the Wild and is questionable for Wednesday's game against Detroit.
Insight: Lecavalier is battling back spasms. It doesn't sound like a long-term problem and Lecavalier (nine goals, five assists) could be back for the game against the Red Wings.
 
12/2/2013 6:41:00 PM
Description: Flyers center Vincent Lecavalier won't be in the lineup Monday against the Wild. SOURCE: Philadelphia Daily News
Insight: Lecavalier is battling back spasms. It doesn't sound like a long-term problem and Lecavalier could be back as soon as Wednesday against the Red Wings.
 
11/12/2013 10:32:00 PM
Description: Philadelphia center Vincent Lecavalier provided two points (one goal and one assist) Tuesday in a win over Ottawa.
Insight: Lecavalier finished in the plus category for the first time in over a month. The former No. 1 overall pick has scored in two of his last three games against the Senators.
 
11/4/2013 9:15:00 PM
Description: Flyers center Vincent Lecavalier will return to the lineup Tuesday after missing Saturday's game with a facial bruise. SOURCE: Comcast Sportsnet Philadelphia
Insight: Lecavalier suffered the injury during a fight with Capitals defenseman Steve Oleksy on Friday night. So far, Lecavalier has posted five goals and two assists in his first nine games for Philadelphia.
 
11/2/2013 9:12:00 PM
Description: Philadelphia center Vincent Lecavalier missed Saturday's game against the Devils but he could be back Tuesday at Carolina. SOURCE: Renaud Lavoie, TVA Sports
Insight: Lecavalier bruised his face Friday in a loss to Washington. The 33-year-old was held scoreless in that game but he had a hat trick against the Islanders six days earlier.
 
11/1/2013 10:34:00 PM
Description: Flyers center Vincent Lecavalier suffered a facial injury Friday night against the Capitals.
Insight: Philadelphia Daily News reporter Frank Seravalli expects Lecavalier to "miss time." Adding insult to injury (literally in this case), the Flyers lost the game by a count of 7-0.
 
10/29/2013 10:36:00 PM
Description: Philadelphia center Vincent Lecavalier scored his fifth goal of the season Tuesday against the Ducks.
Insight: He was coming off a hat trick Saturday. The veteran is the only Flyers player who is consistently producing early this season.
 
10/26/2013 9:58:00 PM
Description: Philadelphia center Vincent Lecavalier netted his fifth career hat trick Saturday in a win over the Islanders.
Insight: He took a whopping seven shots on goal during the contest. Believe it or not, Saturday marked Lecavalier's first multi-goal effort in almost two years (November 17, 2011 versus Pittsburgh).
 
10/24/2013 12:38:00 PM
Description: Flyers winger Vincent Lecavalier (lower body) is expected to be activated from injured reserve for Thursday's game against the NY Rangers.
Insight: Lecavalier suffered a lower-body injury more than a week ago and missed three straight games. He had one goal and three points in his first five games for the Flyers.
 
10/20/2013 3:27:00 PM
Description: Flyers winger Vincent Lecavalier (lower body) says he is "hopeful" he can return Thursday against the Rangers, according to Tim Panaccio of CSNPhilly.com.
Insight: Lecavalier suffered a lower-body injury more than a week ago and he has missed three straight games. He had one goal and three points in his first five games for the Flyers.
 
10/12/2013 11:54:00 AM
Description: Flyers winger Vincent Lecavalier (lower body) will be out "at least a week," said Flyers GM Paul Holmgren, according to Philly.com.
Insight: The struggling Flyers lost both Scott Hartnell and Lecavalier to lower-body injuries Friday. Lecavalier is one of the only Flyers who has produced this season, factoring in on three of Philadelphia's six goals in five games.
 

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