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Follow me on twitter @IanEsplen to chat hockey, sports and life in general anytime Today I'd like to take a brief the controversy that is starting to brew and examine the value that both Roberto Luongo and Cory Schneider have right now. Luongo There are few goaltenders that are playing as well as Roberto Luongo right now. The man just appears to be in the zone and is likely the No. 1 r...
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