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Vinny Lecavalier May Play For The Philadelphia Flyers Thursday Night

from Frank Seravalli of the Philadelphia Daily News,

Berube would not totally commit to the lineup change for Thursday night’s seemingly must-win game against Florida, but hinted at the possibility.

Lecavalier, 34, has not played since Nov. 29 against the Rangers....

“I like the lines as they are, I don’t know what I’ll do,” Berube said. “But I have to give him opportunities, whether it’s power play or whatever. If I bring him in, I’m going to bring him in the middle of the ice. I definitely want to get him more than (5 minutes) for sure. I’m going to try to get him, obviously, more ice time than that.”...

What changed between now and earlier in the week, when Berube didn’t seem open to using Lecavalier again?

“His work ethic was really noticeable,” Berube said. “I thought the beginning of the year, he was skating really well, too. I’m noticing that skating again. He does make plays. He can score. He looks hungry to me and he wants in there. That’s a good sign.”

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