Found September 14, 2013 on NorthWest Sports Beat:
Strombone Camp Update Workload for the Canucks’ netminder has been unparalleled in the NHL, and, being a year older, he needs a solid backup. Good read from the Province this AM. Canucks training camp going on today folks. The Canucks are live streaming the practice right now. Go check it out. Willes: Workhorse Luongo needs a young colt around This might be the first and only time you see Albert Einstein and Roberto Luongo referenced in the same lead, but Einstein said: “I never think of the future; it comes soon enough,” and, on Friday, Luongo said he hasn’t thought about what lies ahead because his preoccupation (cont…) Follow NWSB on our Facebook page for live 24-7-365 updates of all our Northwest Sports Teams!!

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