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Vinny Lecavalier Will Be A Healthy Scratch Tonight

via Frank Seravalli of the Philadelphia Daily News,

Vinny Lecavalier had trouble sleeping on Sunday night - and it had little to do with the 3-hour time difference on the West Coast.

That's because the Flyers' coaching staff notified him then that he'd be out of the lineup tonight against the Sharks.

The fact that Lecavalier would be a healthy scratch for the first time in his illustrious career really hit him yesterday, though, when he saw his name penciled next to injured player Ryan White on the fifth line for practice at SAP Center.

"It's very hard to take," Lecavalier said. "It was a tough night, when you're told something like that. I talked to [coach Craig Berube]. We had a conversation, but I'm out of the lineup. It's as simple as that."

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