Is Tampa ready to part ways with superstar Vincent Lecavailer.

Tampa Bay Online is denying speculation that the Lightning may be willing to trade superstar Vincent Lecavailer.

The rumors have come from the belief that the Tampa Bay ownership is in financial difficulties and may be willing to part with any player on his roster in order to reduce team salary. To deny this rumor it is noted that Lecavailer presently has an 85 million dollar long term contract and that the present owner fully intends to honor this contract.

HTR believes that normally when there is smoke there is fire. It will be interesting to see what happens over the next several months leading up to the trade deadline as the Lightning have played very poorly this season.

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http://www2.tbo.com/content/2009/jan/10/100111/sp-lecavalier-trade-talk-dismissed/