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Tampa Bay Lightning to retire No. 4 in honor of former captain Vinny Lecavalier

by Erik Erlendsson | @Erik_Erlendsson | Like us on Facebook
September 25, 2017

TAMPA – The Lightning will add some company to the rafters.

Vinny Lecavalier is being immortalized.

Tampa Bay announced on Monday that the team will honor Lecavalier by holding a jersey retirement ceremony for the former team captain, raising his No. 4 to the rafters to join Marty St. Louis, who saw his No. 26 retired last season.

The ceremony will take place on Feb. 10, 2018, prior to the game against the Los Angeles Kings, the last team Lecavalier played for prior to retiring.

Lecavalier said he received a personal phone call from team owner Jeff Vinik, informing him of the team’s plan.

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