Found August 14, 2013 on Next Impulse Sports:
The Roberto Luongo saga in Vancouver came to an end at the NHL Draft when the Canucks dealt away Cory Schneider — Luongo’s promising understudy — to the New Jersey Devils. The deal ended two years of back and forth between Luongo and the Canucks. The whole ordeal took a toll on Luongo who didn’t seem too thrilled to not be dealt at any point during the two-year standoff. Canucks’ fans Mark Yuen and Harrison Mooney decided the best way to win back Bobby Lu was to put out a Roberto Luongo tribute video. Set to the tune of ‘We Are The World’ the piece is an emotional roller coaster that must’ve really touched Luongo because he makes a brief cameo at the 2:50 mark. Yuen and Mooney are talented hockey video producers, their ‘Call The Union‘ video became the rallying cry of hockey fans everywhere during the lockout. [Puck Daddy]   Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

NHL goalie has tires stolen off SUV

There’s a “pump his tires” joke in here somewhere. Everything seems to have gone downhill for Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo since losing to the Bruins in the 2011 Stanley Cup Final. Since then, he has suffered an injury, lost his starting job and has not been traded despite the fact that it appeared he was expecting to be before this season’s trade deadline. Now, it seems...

Big Old Goal – Roberto Luongo Canucks Song

It’s not We Are The World… But it’s close. Here’s the Harrison Mooney Luongo Song on YouTube making the rounds today. Check out who makes an appearance part way thru the video… YES! It’s Roberto Luongo himself. Great job Harrison, and I love the text at the bottom of the post. “You’re welcome, Mike Gillis. Consider that one a freebie. Next time you alienate a goalie...

Thieves make off with Luongo's tires

So, imagine you're Roberto Luongo. Things for you haven't been super awesome as of late. You got demoted last season, and after basically being told that you were going to be traded this offseason (and even putting your condo on the market ), your team traded the guy who took your job instead. Normally, that would be a good thing -- but you're still not sure what that...

Video: Canucks fans sing song for Roberto Luongo

The Vancouver Canucks’ goaltending crisis mercifully ended in June, when Cory Schneider was traded to New Jersey, leaving Roberto Luongo as the guaranteed starter. Many Canucks fans had wanted Schneider as the starting netminder after Luongo’s perceived “choking” in the playoffs, but the Luongo-Schneider saga caused an annoying headache amongst the Vancouver faithful, and...

Canucks Roberto Luongo Robbed in Front of Home (Photo)

Roberto Luongo isn’t having a good year. The Vancouver Canucks goalie was desperate to get out of West Canada and couldn’t get traded before the deadline. Now he’s stuck in Canada, and today didn’t help his year any. CBS Sports is reporting that Luongo tweeted a picture of his SUV on four flats thanks to some thieves ripping him off for his tires: At least the robbers were...

Some Jerk Stole The Tires Off Roberto Luongo’s Car

When will poor Bobby Lou catch a break? The Canucks goaltender tweeted a photo of his SUV after someone snatched all four of his tires outside of his Florida home. But leave it to Luongo to see the silver lining. He can at least rule out Canucks rookie goalie, Eddie Lack, as the tire thief:   [EyeOnHockey] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

What are the keys to having a successful 2013-14 season?

2013 Canucks X-Factors There is certainly an element of fortune that goes into a successful season and playoff run – injuries, puck-luck, slumps and hotstreaks and timing. Oh yeah, and having a good, complete hockey team really helps too. In recent history, the Vancouver Canucks have had strong squads and came within one game of winning a Cup, followed by successive early...

Robert Luongo gets his wheels stolen

Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo took to Twitter on Tuesday share an incident in what looks like the driveway of his home.  It’s someone’s driveway, let’s put it at that. Luongo apparently had a good laugh about the missing wheels on his white SUV, telling us how nice the crooks were for not taking the whole car…

Player Interview: Eddie Lack

This player interview features Canucks goaltending prospect Eddie Lack. As a 20 year old playing for Leksands IF of Sweden’s second highest league, Lack outplayed Hall of Famer Ed Belfour for the starter’s job in 2008-09. Despite his stellar numbers and being ranked 9th among European goaltenders, he went undrafted in 2009. The following season, Eddie backed up Jacob Markstrom...

UFA Dman Douglas Murray Draws Interest From Canucks

from Jim Jamieson of the Vancouver Province, The Canucks have been kicking the tires on huge free agent defenceman Douglas Murray, his agent confirmed on Tuesday morning. “We’ve talked to them off and on all summer,” said player agent Anton Thun. “At this point we’re not close to signing. There are a group of clubs that have interest, so it comes down to the right...

Chris Tanev draws KHL interest as talks with Canucks stall

The agent for defenceman Chris Tanev hasn’t heard from the Vancouver Canucks in a couple of weeks but he has been fielding calls from KHL clubs. No formal offers have been made but Ross Gurney said Monday that there is interest in Tanev in the KHL. Gurney stressed however that Tanev very much wants to remain a Canuck. “We are waiting to hear from them” Gurney said of the...

Canucks looking at huge D-man Douglas Murray

The Canucks have been kicking the tires on huge free agent defenceman Douglas Murray his agent confirmed on Tuesday morning. “We’ve talked to them off and on all summer” said player agent Anton Thun. “At this point we’re not close to signing. There are a group of clubs that have interest so it comes down to the right circumstances and the right dollars. At this point in...

John Tortorella Is A Ticking Time Bomb In Vancouver

(Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images) By Sean Hartnett (@HartnettHockey)  John Tortorella is in the infancy of tenure as head coach of the Vancouver Canucks. So far, he’s done an excellent job at putting up a facade and played nice with British Columbia media. Eventually, this temporary exterior is going to crack. Sure, Tortorella can smile all the way through training camp and pretend...

Wednesday Links

College Hockey: Providence Goalie Giles making impression on the Flames. [Herald Hockey] Thieves make off with Roberto Luongo’s tires, leave him with useless tire pump [Pass it to Bulis] From the soon to be Brooklyn Islanders… Islanders' run of fan torture is unparalleled [The Sporting News] Penguins Star Evgeni Malkin has a year left on his contract with the...
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