One of the veteran players who has the widest range among various observers in his expectations this season is Roberto Luongo. Luongo has been the best goalie in the NHL in the past decade. Though he has not won the Vezina Trophy he has had several Vezina worthy season. As a result, he ranks very highly in the top seasons by goaltender point shares. However, the what have you done for me lately crowd watch him play poorly in the 2011 Stanley Cup playoffs. In a few games, he didn`t look good enough to be an NHL starting goalie.
The observations of Luongo in the years of his career show he is a top goalie, even if he has had some recent problems. It is most reasonable to expect he will remain a top goalie into the future.
It`s very early in the season, but how has he done so far?
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