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Lecavalier’s contract extension expected to be announced on Tuesday

From Erik Erlendsson of the Tampa Tribune:

“The numbers are not as advertised,” Lawton said Thursday. “We are putting the final touches on it. Everything you have read and all that’s been reported in the media, they are all false. We’ll announce it all next week.”

Lecavalier’s deal is expected to be announced Tuesday during a day-long event at the St. Pete Times Forum that will be capped off with a town hall meeting involving owners Oren Koules and Len Barrie, Coach Barry Melrose and Lecavalier.

“It’s exciting. We still have little things to take care of but things are looking very good,” Lecavalier said.

Read the entire article here.

This contract extension has been rumored for some time now, so it appears to be basically done. I guess the question is, whether the contract is over ten years or not?