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01-08-2013, 03:48 PM
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Lecavilier is almost certainly not going to be compliance bought out. The current word is that the team will have to pay out 2/3rds of the value of the contract like a regular buyout, just not have to have it against the cap. For a team that has to be tight with money like Tampa Bay, they'd much rather have Vinny as a player than lose him for 1/3rd of the value of his contract in dollars.
One guy that might be availible is Briere, but Desharnais already fills his niche in Montreal.
Lecavalier will hurt TB's chances of building a strong team moving forward. He has a superstar contract with a "good player" production. It's surely a drain on their cash flow.
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