Skip to Main Content

Lecavalier back in Lightning lineup @NHLdotcom

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Tampa Bay Lightning center Vincent Lecavalier is back in the lineup after missing one game because of an injured right hand.

Lecavalier was cleared to play in Thursday night's game against the New York Islanders after skating with the team in the morning. Lecavalier said his hand felt "10 times better" than previous practice sessions during the week.

Lecavalier sat out Monday against Dallas, two days after the Lightning captain was hit on the first knuckle by a shot during a 6-0 loss at Florida.

The Islanders played without center Josh Bailey, who left Monday's game against Toronto with a hip flexor injury.

View More

The NHL has updated its Privacy Policy effective January 16, 2020. We encourage you to review it carefully.

The NHL uses cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies. By using NHL websites or other online services, you consent to the practices described in our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, including our Cookie Policy.