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In his first one-on-one interview after the season, Roberto Luongo told Jeff O'Neil of Vancouver's CFOX Morning Show on Friday that "it's time to move on" when asked about his playing days with the Canucks.
"At the end of the day I think it's time to move on and I'm OK with that. I had a great six years in Vancouver, I think it's a wonderful city, I really enjoyed my time there.
"Unfortunately, I was not able to bring a Stanley Cup there, which is probably my biggest regret, but it will be remembered for six good years."
Luongo is not the only big name out there that could be dealt. Bobby Ryan had some harsh words for the Ducks last month, and Rick Nash has gained interest from many teams.
There's already been some big names swapping teams this off-season, there could be many more to come.
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It’s going to be another gorgeous day in the lower mainland, so before I heard off for the day I thought I put something together while I had my morning coffee.
So here were are, another day goes by and we patiently wait for a Roberto Luongo trade.
I know it’s early in the summer and that there’s a long way to go before there’s any real cause for concern,...
We've known for along time that Roberto Luongo loves his poker.
Now we've found out today via The Vancouver Sun that his 2012 World Series Of Poker Tourney fee which is played in Las Vegas will be picked up by the B.C. Lottery Corp.
Nice job. He's essentially getting a free ride into a $10,000 poker tournament. Not bad for a millionaire NHL hockey player who could buy...
It's time to move on...
And there it is. Confirmation. Robert Luongo's time is done in Vancouver.
(Not that we didn't already know it)
Here's the interview.
99.3 - The Fox Rocks - The Jeff O'Neil Show
I was told ther are actually 3 teams in on Luongo and that 1 of them is getting a deal together as we speak.. On Florida.. Source," They continue to not be very close to the Gillis asking price and at times have been on again and off again..(which is not that atypical in such a negotiation) The Panthers have two plans 1 with and 1 without Luongo. However, the longer this goes...
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...
Roberto Luongo has admitted that his days with the Vancouver Canucks appear to be coming to a timely end, and he also stated on the record that he would certainly consider playing for the Chicago Blackhawks as soon as he is traded.
“I would never say never, you never know, but I think we all know what’s going on,” Luongo said about leaving Vancouver. “We’ve...
Roberto Luongo has left Vancouver. OK, it's only for a brief trip to Las Vegas, where he will be participating in the World Series of Poker this week. But if there were any doubts that the trade rumors swirling around the Canucks netminder were going to come to fruition, Luongo did a pretty good job erasing them on Friday. Luongo spoke for the first time since the end of the...
Where will Roberto Luongo play in 2012-13? Is his time with Vancouver finally coming to an end? Will the reign of Cory Schneider in net finally begin? Will the day come where Luongo finally admits to his secret life as the movie star Sacha Baron Cohen? All of these questions have been swirling around Vancouver since the Canucks were ousted from the playoffs by the Los Angeles Kings...
from Brad Ziemer of the Vancouver Sun, The B.C. Lottery Corp. is paying Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo’s $10,000 entry fee into next week’s World Series of Poker main event in Las Vegas….
As part of that contract, the lottery corporation confirmed Thursday that Luongo represents its Playnow.com poker and casino games website at a number of gaming events, including...
After a couple months of constant chatter, it is getting to the point where no one knows for certain if the Maple Leafs are interested in obtaining Roberto Luongo from the Vancouver Canucks or if the veteran goaltender is interested in coming to another pressure packed Canadian market.
Rumors of the 33-year-old goaltender be unwilling to waive his no trade clause to go to Toronto...
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A few days ago, a source coined the term "He Who Will Not Be Named" in reference to Vancouver G Roberto Luongoâand the possibility that he could be a trade target of the Blackhawks.
As the Hawks have been almost ominously quiet the last few days, I'll weigh in on the plausibility of Plan C (Plan A being Marty Brodeur, and Plan B being...
As the first wave of free agent signings has passed and deals for big name players such as Rick Nash and Roberto Luongo remain conjecture, the Maple Leafs current roster configuration remains a puzzle.
The lone move of GM Brian Burke, adding free-agent Jay McClement was to address the teamâs lack of size, as well as adding a solid checking center, but that gives Toronto...
Playing GMMG For A Day
While Vancouver Canucks fans patiently wait out a trade for goalie Roberto Luongo, I thought it would be fun to play the I’m Mike Gillis game again.
This time instead of eating as many lobster stuffed tacos as I can and drinking enough red wine to fill a bath tub, I’m going to focus on a trade. The focus of that trade is Bobby Ryan.
I’ll be honest, I’m...