Found April 03, 2013 on Low Brow Sports:
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.”

Luongo vents: My contract 'sucks'

Roberto Luongo was disappointed that he wasn't traded before the NHL's trade deadline, and he is blaming it on his contract.

Luongo says My Contract Sucks

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Video- Line Of The Day

Without a doubt it goes to Roberto Luongo.  Many thought Luongo was headed to Toronto just minutes before the 3:00pm deadline expired, but a deal could not be worked out.  

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