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***UPDATE: ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun reports Vincent Lecavalier has already met with the Dallas Stars, Philadelphia Flyers, Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs, Washington Capitals, St. Louis Blues, and Boston Bruins. He's scheduled to meet with the Detroit Red Wings, Calgary Flames, and possibly the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday.
***There's plenty, to say the least. Offering an update Saturday, ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun reports Lecavalier and his agent, Kent Hughes, are working to shrink the list of realistic suitors. A list that Lebrun suggests includes the Boston Bruins (no surprise, considering Nathan Horton is headed for free agency), Detroit Red Wings, Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, Dallas Stars, San Jose Sharks and Vancouver Canucks.
"... Don't sleep on Dallas. The Stars have serious interest in Lecavalier. They want to make the playoffs next year and new GM Jim Nill sees Lecavalier as a perfect add-on. But you can scratch the Chicago Blackhawks off that list. A source told ESPN.com Saturday that the Hawks are not interested. Some fans may have dreamed of having Lecavalier fit in as the team’s No. 2 center. But the Hawks aren’t going to enter the fray, instead focusing on trying to re-sign winger Bryan Bickell ..."