Originally written on Low Brow Sports  |  Last updated 10/18/14

PHILADELPHIA - DECEMBER 03: Roberto Luongo #1 of the Vancouver Canucks warms up before playing against the Philadelphia Flyers on December 3, 2009 at Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Vancouver Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo watched as the trade deadline came and went, and much to his dismay, he’s still a Canuck. Luongo’s bloated contract full of guaranteed money kept any suitors away, and he bluntly realizes that. “My contract sucks,” he said. “That’s what the problem is. Unfortunately it’s a big factor in trading me and probably why I’m still here.” “I’d scrap it if I could,” Luongo said of his contract, adding that ”it’s a hit on your pride that teams aren’t willing to give up much.”
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