Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo figures to be on the move at some point, and the Toronto Maple Leafs could still be in play.
Luongo has been the subject of trade rumors for some time now, with Cory Schneider taking over as the Canucks' No. 1 goaltender. The latest team to be linked to the three-time All-Star is the Leafs, who happened to fire general manager Brian Burke on Wednesday.
But while Luongo has noted his respect for Burke, the GM's dismissal doesn't necessarily mean Toronto will shy away from going after the veteran netminder.
According to Sportsnet's Nick Kypreos, Luongo is still very much in the hunt to become a Leaf in the wake of Burke's firing. Kypreos tweeted Wednesday that a source is telling him, "Luongo still very much in the hunt to become a #Leaf despite GM Burke relieved of his duties."
Luongo spoke earlier this week about the prospect of joining Toronto, and he seemed to be warming up to the idea, even mentioning Burke...