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2007-08 NHL Player Awards
Vincent Lecavalier of the Tampa Bay Lightning accepts the 10th annual NHL Foundation Award at the 2007-08 player awards in Pittsburgh on May 28, 2008 (UPI Photo/Stephen Gross)
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Vincent Lecavalier (born April 21, 1980) is a Canadian professional hockey centre and the captain of the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Lecavalier played two years of junior hockey for the Rimouski Océanic of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). During his tenure, he quickly established himself as one of the NHL's top prospects. In his first season with the Océanic, he won the Michel Bergeron Trophy as the QMJHL's top rookie forward, and the RDS Cup as the top rookie overall.

Lecavalier was drafted first overall by Tampa Bay in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft, during which new Lightning owner Art Williams proclaimed that Lecavalier would be "the Michael Jordan of hockey".

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