Found October 26, 2011 on Fox - The Hockey Guy:
Roberto Luongo’s lackluster season start continued Tuesday night as his Canucks to the Oilers 3-2. Coach Alain Vigneault gave the veteran goaltender the hook after he allowed three goals in a 5:02 span. The second goal, after a botched exchange with Canucks defenseman Dan Hamhuis behind the net, was especially painful.“It was a frustrating night,” Luongo told the Vancouver Province. “I was really felt good. I was seeing the puck well. I was moving well. I had a good first period, but then they got three quick ones and that's all they wrote. The defenseman yelled, I tried to clear it, it went off Smitty and right on his stick. Sometimes you need some bounces as well. The result is disappointing but the way I felt was the way I want to be feeling every game.”Cory Schneider replaced Luongo and shut out Edmonton the rest of the way. Afterward, Vigneault wouldn’t say if Luongo or Schneider would start the next game against the Blues.“I thought Lou looked good in the first, he looked ...

Roberto Luongo Needs Tires Pumped After Getting Pulled in Second Period

Roberto Luongo needs a tire pump. Fast. The Canucks' netminder had an ugly night on Tuesday, allowing three goals on just 14 shots and getting yanked from the game just 6:55 into the second period of what turned out to be a 3-2 loss to Edmonton. On his way to the bench (a path Bruins fans have seem him travel several times), Luongo slammed his stick against the boards in frustration...

Canucks G Luongo mired in slump

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Fantasy Hockey: Don't give up on Luongo

Have you heard? Roberto Luongo is not off to a good start. With some Canucks fans calling for his head (or at least his starting job) we're using this week's Fantasy Hockey Faceoff to examine Luongo from a poolie's perspective and try to figure out whether he'll turn things around.

The Odds on Vancouver Goaltending

Given all the fuss about goaltending around these parts, Bodog is glad to make some money off the argument. Here are their odds on what has apparently become the Annual October Debate in this province: Who will start more games in the month of November 2011? Roberto Luongo (VAN)          -500 Cory Schneider (VAN)          +300 Who will have more wins during...

Is It Time To Panic In Vancouver?

Earlier, the Canucks found themselves skating off their home ice after losing to the St. Louis Blues 3-0, the third time the Canucks have been shutout this season. The '11-'12 season, although young, has presented quite a problem for the defending Western Conference champs.The Vancouver Canucks have played 10 games and currently sit in 10th place in the Western Conference...

Riley’s Canucks Rant & Raves: Rational and Irrational Anger

Vancouver Canucks beat blogger Riley Trottier is back and better than ever. With some things to get off his chest. This week, things that bother him about the Canucks, the media coverage of new Vancouver Canucks forward David Booth, and the fact that it pushed Roberto Luongo and the goalie controversy out of the media for a few days...

Puck Headlines: Police still on Chara; Luongo sits; new MSG

Here are your Puck Headlines: a glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • It's bad form to stand on the logo inside the locker room during player interviews. You'll get yelled at. So what happens when the logo is the size of Texas? Deadspin asked, and found out the New...

Luongo Like Nowitzki?

from Tony Gallagher of the Vancouver Province, As Roberto Luongo listens to the general howl around him he should look across to the NBA and the career of Dirk Nowitzki for fuel to propel him forward. And those who look at the evidence to date and feel that Luongo just doesn’t have a championship in him had better be prepared to dine on those words if he ever does pull it off...

Blues-Canucks Preview

The St. Louis Blues are getting results, but it's coming with an unexpected change in goal. The Vancouver Canucks are dealing with their own surprising play by goaltender Roberto Luongo. Brian Elliott may get the start over Jaroslav Halak again as the Blues begin the Western Canada portion of their trip against the Canucks on Wednesday night. St. Louis (4-4-0) followed Friday...

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Mailbag: Cassie Campbell

Cassie Campbell answers your questions on a regular season. This week, she tackles questions on Roberto Luongo, Andrew Brunette and stay-at-home defenceman.

Brian Elliott and that other goalie controversy in Vancouver tonight

It's been a fairly underreported story, but apparently Vancouver Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo was replaced in Tuesday night's loss to the Edmonton Oilers by backup Cory Schneider and apparently Schneider will make a scheduled start against the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday night with Luongo on the bench. (Which means he'll probably pitch a shutout, and give his coach...

The Vancouver Canucks and Florida Panthers are Friends with Benefits

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