Found May 27, 2012 on
This past week, Bob Mackenzie indicated on TSN Radio that the Maple Leafs would not be interested in goaltender Roberto Luongo. This seems to be a sentiment echoed throughout the media and I happen to agree with it. Don’t get me wrong, I think Luongo is a great goalie and will be good for the next five years at least, I just don’t think the Maple Leafs are interested in someone of his age with that type of contract.
About a month ago I posted an article suggesting that the Maple Leafs target two goalies in free agency: Josh Harding and Scott Clemmensen.
I still hold the same opinion as I did then; the Maple Leafs need to give James Reimer a chance to be the starting goalie they think he is, but if he falters they need a proven veteran backup that can carry the load. Harding and Clemmensen both fit the bill and they should be had with short term, low cost contracts. The Leafs must also consider how well Ben Scrivens has developed at the AHL level. And although they will not go...
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There’s a lot of confusion surrounding Roberto Luongo nowadays. On Thursday, Canucks head coach Alain Vigneault said Luongo wanted out. Shortly thereafter, GM Mike Gillis said Vigneault misspoke.No matter what Luongo’s true desire is, there is a legitimate chance he is traded this offseason due to the emergence of Cory Schneider. What would be the top destination for the oft...
Seems like your typical Matt Frattin goal, hard working and doesn't give up on the effort, you can also see Frattin's other goal here by watching the Marlies game six in six minutes highlights.
Beast Mode - as he has been all series long against OKC Barons - Frattin was again a monster in game six against the Oklahoma City Barons. Frattin scored his ninth...
With the thought of the New Jersey Devils hoisting another Stanley Cup looking like a possibility more so than ever s nice advancing to the finals, the future of goaltender Martin Brodeur resurfaces.
The Vancouver Canucks and Roberto Luongo are in communication about what to do next season as far as where he plays. If the cards fall into place, the New Jersey Devils...
from Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun, On the day before he signed with the Washington Capitals last summer, a representative of Tomas Vokoun called the Maple Leafs and inquired about whether there was interest in the free-agent goaltender.
The Leafs said they had none.
Now, in fact, they have a different view. Vokoun is among the goaltenders the Leafs have targeted as they head...
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Since the news that Roberto Luongo is on the way out, many fans of other teams have preached that there are better options than Luongo out there for their teams. They have cited his huge contract as being too long (which I disagree with, it's 6 years with...