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Lecavalier filling realistic role

After being billed as the Michael Jordan of hockey, Vincent Lecavalier is finally being Vincent Lecavalier.

Updated: December 28, 2002, 3:21 PM ET
By Nancy Marrapese-Burrell | Special to ESPN.com

When Vincent Lecavalier was announced as the No. 1 overall pick in the 1998 NHL entry draft, it was the highlight of his young career as a professional hockey player. The sky was the limit, especially given then-owner Art Williams' flabbergasting pronouncement that the 18-year-old center was going to be the Michael Jordan of hockey.

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"You can't replace John LeClair anyway. If you go through the league and want to try to get a big scorer, ...

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