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.

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Head Coach Guy Boucher says that this injury is unrelated to any previous injuries Lecavalier has suffered.

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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.

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