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Bolts forward gets nod over Primeau

Updated: July 11, 2004, 6:52 PM ET
Associated Press

TORONTO -- Vincent Lecavalier will replace injured Steve Yzerman on Canada's team for the World Cup of Hockey, joining Tampa Bay teammates Brad Richards and Martin St. Louis.

Team Canada named Lecavalier to the team Sunday after Yzerman told executive director Wayne Gretzky he would not be ready for the tournament, which begins Aug. 30.

The 39-year-old Detroit captain injured his left eye during a Game 5 loss to Vancouver in the Western Conference semifinals and hasn't yet ...

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