FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2013 file photo, Tampa Bay Lightning center Vincent Lecavalier looks toward the action during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers in Tampa, Fla. The Lightning are buying out the contract of Lecavalier, a move that will create salary cap space and make one of the stars of the franchise's only Stanley Cup champion a free agent next month. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2013 file photo, Tampa Bay Lightning center Vincent Lecavalier looks toward the action during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers in Tampa, Fla. The Lightning are buying out the contract of Lecavalier, a move that will create salary cap space and make one of the stars of the franchise's only Stanley Cup champion a free agent next month. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)