Tampa Bay Lightning captain Vinny Lecavalier is out indefinitely with a lower body injury and is expected to go on IR.
There’s speculation as to whether this stems from a knee injury Lecavalier suffered against the Canadiens on Saturday or if it was from a hit he took late in Tuesday’s game against the Panthers.READ MORE: 'Your Life Does Not End Because You Have A Diagnosis': Shantel Smith Opens Up About Her Battle With Multiple Sclerosis Before 'Survivor'
Head Coach Guy Boucher says that this injury is unrelated to any previous injuries Lecavalier has suffered.READ MORE: Kim Fields Hopes 'Adventures In Christmasing' Inspires People To Come Out Of Their Comfort Zone
Boucher also mentioned that center Tyler Johnson will take Lecavalier’s place in the lineup.
Lecavalier will be out for a minimum of 7 days.MORE NEWS: Federal Jury Convicts Telfair County Man In Drug Trafficking Case