Originally written on Fox - The Hockey Guy  |  Last updated 11/15/14

DENVER - OCTOBER 03: Goaltender Roberto Luongo #1 of the Vancouver Canucks warms up prior to facing the Colorado Avalanche during NHL action at the Pepsi Center on October 3, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
It doesn’t take a vivid imagination to connect Roberto Luongo to the Edmonton Oilers.The injury-depleted Vancouver Canucks desperately need a Top 6 forward. They are eager to move Luongo and his massive contract.The Oilers have lots of second- and third-line forward options, including Sam Gagner. As luck would have it, Sam’s father Dave works for the Canucks.With 900-year-old Nikolai Khabibulin still sideline by hip problems, Edmonton is leaning heavily on young Devan Dubnyk – who recently allowed six goals in one period against the San Jose Sharks.Khabibulin’s $3.75 million contract comes off the books after this season, so the Oilers could theoretically absorb Luongo’s salary of $6.7 million.But here are the reasons why the deal would not make sense: Dubnyk showed resolve by bouncing back from his disastrous game against the Sharks by beating the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 in overtime, stopping 30 of 31 shots. “After a game like that, it’s easy to get tunnel vision when you’re trying to have a
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