Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 5/6/14

PHILADELPHIA - DECEMBER 03: Roberto Luongo #1 of the Vancouver Canucks defends against the Philadelphia Flyers on December 3, 2009 at Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Canucks defeated the Flyers 3-0. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
After watching a Vancouver Canucks win from the bench in perhaps his least favorite NHL arena, Roberto Luongo figures to be back in net Monday night in a far less threatening venue. Luongo makes a rare return to the building where he spent five seasons as the Florida Panthers' netminder, looking to extend his former club's slump and his current team's surge. The Canucks (26-13-3) began their four-game road trip Saturday in Boston, where Luongo struggled mightily during last season's Stanley Cup finals en route to a seven-game defeat. He was taunted even though backup Cory Schneider, a Boston-area native, got the start as Vancouver defeated the Bruins 4-3 in a chippy first meeting since the championship series. The Canucks took advantage of an undisciplined Boston club, going 4 for 11 on the power play to boost their league-leading percentage to 24.4. "I think it makes a statement to the rest of the league that we're back and we're looking forward to getting back to where we were...
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