This road black air-knit gamer by CCM was worn by Vincent Lecavalier during the 1998-99 NHL season, his rookie year. Lecavalier was the #1 overall selection in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft. He has spent his entire 13-year career with the Tampa Bay Lightning, where he remains to this day as the face of the franchise. Vincent has scored 351 goals and 793 points thru the end of the 2010-11 season. He was the winner of the Maurice “Rocket” Richard trophy in 2006-07 as the league’s leading goal scorer with 52. In 2007-08 he won the King Clancy Memorial Trophy, which is awarded to the player who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and has made a noteworthy humanitarian contribution to his community. Lecavalier has a 2nd Team NHL All Star selection to his credit and has played in a handful of NHL All Star games. On the international stage, Vincent has represented Team Canada in the 2004 World Cup of Hockey and the 2006 Olympics.
Offered here is Lecavalier’s rookie sweater. Sewn to the right breast of this gamer is the 1999 Tampa Bay All Star Game patch. The game wear on this size 56 sweater is solid and consists of stick and slash marks, board burns, board paint transfer, an un-repaired slash gash on the back hem and fine inner pilling. Shown above is a beautiful photo match of Lecavalier wearing this exact jersey during the 1998-99 season, his rookie campaign. A tremendous photo matched, All Star patched offering worn by the face of the franchise during his rookie season, choice!