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from Jason Botchford of the Vancouver Province, When Canucks trainer Jamie Hendricks took Roberto Luongo’s place in net for Tuesday’s practice, the sound you heard were alarm bells.
It’s not so much Roberto Luongo’s injury as it is the timing of it.
Luongo was hurt in Sunday’s game against the Islanders. By Tuesday, hysteria about it being “open season on goalies” had saturated the NHL.
Luongo was presumably hurt when he stretched across his crease to make a save on a Mark Streit shot which dented his cage. He won’t play tonight, but it’s “nothing serious,” according to head coach Alain Vigneault.
Depending on who is speculating, Luongo either suffered concussionlike symptoms or damaged cartilage in his hip-oblique area.
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Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo is shelved by a groin muscle strain – not that the team would admit it.
“With what happened in the Buffalo-Boston game there, I'm going to just say it's an upper body injury," Canucks coach Alain Vigneault told the Vancouver Province. “We're not quite sure what's allowed on the goaltenders and what's not allowed...
Our man Kevin V. has his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat. He’s back with another edition of the Vancouver Canucks Notebook. Injuries are adding up. First its Mason Raymond, now Roberto Luongo, and last night Keith Ballard tweaked his back in the loss to the Blackhawks and will be re-evaluated by team doctors Thursday.
Vancouver Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo will miss Tuesday night's game against the Chicago Blackhawks with an upper body injury.
Luongo is being listed as day to day. Backup Cory Schneider will draw the start in net against the Blackhawks.
Luongo is 7-5 with a 2.97 goals-against average and .896 save percentage this season for the reigning Western Conference champions.
Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks President and General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that goaltender Eddie Lack has been recalled from the Chicago...
Carolyn Smith our northwest sports social media blogger weighs in with another Vancouver Canucks social media report on the players to follow on Twitter. It's never been easier to see what our boys are up to now that more of them are on social media, tweeting frequently.
Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks President and General Manager Mike Gillis announced today that goaltender Eddie Lack has been reassigned to the Chicag...
What is being billed as "The Battle of BC" resumes tonight as the Hawks are in town. The Blackhawks are looking to keep things rolling and win their 4th in a row while the Canucks, lead by Aaron Rome, will be looking to buck this win one, lose one trend they seem to be in this season. I believe this game will be a whole lot different then the one played in Chicago ten days...
Canucks insider Kevin Vanstone breaks down the Game 19 matchup between the Chicago Blackhawks and Vancouver Canucks. The Canucks were unable to formulate a response in the third period after falling behind in the middle frame, Jonathan Toews, and Marian Hossa were to much for Cory Schneider on Wednesday night.
The Vancouver Canucks made easy work of the Chicago Blackhawks in the rivals' first matchup of the season, excelling on special teams in a dominating victory.
The clubs meet again Wednesday night as Chicago enters the first leg of its annual six-game circus trip, leading the Western Conference but also a bit banged up.
Vancouver (9-8-1) went 5 for 6 on the power play and scored...
A pair of teams who have become familiar foes in the playoffs over the last few years will meet tonight in Vancouver, as the Canucks host the Chicago Blackhawks for a showdown at Rogers Arena.