Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 8/29/13
Suggestions for Lu The latest act in the Roberto Luongo dramedy went down last week when everyone’s favourite backup goalie chatted with TSN’s James Duthie about his future. Luongo made it clear he’s not thrilled to be back in Vancouver, and he was so mopey it looked like he was stuck in an episode of One Tree Hill. He’s got to face facts — he’s stuck with the Vancouver Canucks and it’s time to make the best of the situation for now. Here are my five tips to help the man through the 2013-14 hockey season. 1) Forget about the contract We all know the contract “sucks.” We all know it’s one of the worst deals in the history of professional sports, but you signed it. There’s no need to bring it up and continue to reference how bad it is. And in this economy, I don’t see many people having sympathy for an athlete signed to a deal making millions for such a long time. Focus on your play, not the pay. 2) Work on shootouts Roberto Luongo may sound unhappy, but there’s still hope for 2014.
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