Former Flyers forward Vincent Lecavalier was a special guest on the Hockey Masterclass podcast this week.
On this episode we are joined by Vincent and Phil Lecavalier, to dive in to their respective playing careers and their current philosophies on player development and minor hockey. Listen in for a thoughtful perspective through the eyes of Vincent, a former NHL All-Star and Stanley Cup Winner, and Phil, a leading NHLPA certified player agent.
Vincent Lecavalier was the captain of the Tampa Bay Lightning for the 2000–2001 season and again from 2008-2013 and spent his first 14 NHL seasons with the Tampa Bay Lightning before being bought out following the 2012–13 season and signing with the Philadelphia Flyers. He was chosen first overall by the Lightning in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft and was a member of their 2004 Stanley Cup championship team. He won the Maurice “Rocket” Richard Trophy in 2007 as the NHL’s leading goal scorer. On February 10, 2018, the Tampa Bay Lightning retired his number 4 jersey. Currently residing in Florida, Vincent talks about being a hockey dad and minor hockey coach.
Phil Lecavalier is a NHLPA Certified Agent for Quartexx Management, a leading player agency that represents Mitch Marner, Patrice Bergeron and Kris Letang, amongst others. Phil played college hockey at Clarkson University from 1993-1997. He is the proud father of two hockey players – Hugo and Maïka – and talks about being a hockey dad.
The podcast focuses on minor hockey player development, leveraging insight from coaches around the world. Guests range from current & former players, coaches, analytics specialists, and many other experts. We are here to leave the game in a better place than we found it.
Goyens is a hockey coach most recently of Baie-Comeau Drakkar, who works with NHL players as a coach and mentor in the offseason. Darren Gill is a minor hockey coach focused on player development.
Past guests include Hilary Knight, Alex Killorn, Ken Hitchcock, Scotty Bowman, and John Hynes.
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