Star goalie Roberto Luongo said Friday night in a radio interview that he expects to leave the Vancouver Canucks, and could even end up with the rival Chicago Blackhawks.
Luongo was originally scheduled to be on Vancouver's 99.3 the Fox to talk about the World Series of Poker. However, the discussion shifted to hockey and where he might play next season following the Canucks' decision to sign backup goalie Cory Schneider to a three-year, $12 million deal.
''I think it's really time to move on,'' Luongo said. ''I don't think either one of us ... either I demanded a trade or (Canucks general manager Mike Gillis) suggested a trade. It was a mutual understanding that it was time for Cory to take over.''
He was asked about the possibility of going to Chicago.
''That's a good question,'' Luongo said. ''I think there's a lot of cities that are great to play in, and Chicago's definitely one of them. But ...