Flyers sign Vincent Lecavalier

Updated: July 3, 2013, 11:45 AM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

The Philadelphia Flyers have won the Vincent Lecavalier sweepstakes, signing the free-agent center to a multiyear contract on Tuesday.

The Flyers did not disclose terms of the contract, but sources confirmed to ESPN.com that the deal is worth $22.5 million over five years. The deal will average $4.5 million per season and contains a no-movement clause.

Lecavalier, 33, had his previous contract bought out last week by the Tampa Bay Lightning, which owed him $32.67 million ...

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