Found February 23, 2010 on FanHouse:
Filed under: Ice Hockey, CanadaYou knew somebody was going to take the fall for Team Canada's loss to the United States, and it's going to be future Hall of Fame goaltender Martin Brodeur after he surrendered four goals on just 23 shots Sunday night, helping to put the host country in a rather difficult -- though, not impossible -- position when the knockout round begins on Tuesday.When the puck drops against Germany, it will be Roberto Luongo, playing in his home arena, and not Brodeur between the pipes for the Canadians.

Roberto Luongo's career-defining moment for Canada

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- In announcing his promotion to Team Canada starting goalie, Roberto Luongo's(notes) exuberance was uncontainable. He grinned, he laughed, he acted like a kid given the keys to his first new car; or, perhaps, a goalie who knows he may never get another chance to lead his country to gold. "You never know. That's why I'm really going to...

Canada to start Luongo in goal against Germany

Photo from fOTOGLIF After Martin Brodeur gave up four goals to the United States last night, Canada’s hockey team has decided to replace him with Roberto Luongo for Tuesday’s matchup against Germany. From The Vancouver Sun: Vancouver’s Luongo will take over in goal for Martin Brodeur when Canada faces Germany on Tuesday for the next matchup in [...]

Travis Yost: Luongo In Net Against Germany

According to Yahoo! Sports, Roberto Luongo will get the nod against Team Germany when the two meet on Tuesday. Mike Babcock went on record to express his displeasure with the play both defensively and in between the pipes right after the game, so this isn't too much of a shocker. Since the United States loss, fans have been split on whether or not to look elsewhere after Martin...

Wharnsby: Watching practice, it looks like Luongo

Canadian head coach Mike Babcock has not officially named Roberto Luongo as his starter for his team's qualification game against Germany on Tuesday. But the Vancouver Canucks goaltender was in a net by himself in practice on Monday.

Canada benches Brodeur, calls in Luongo

Martin Brodeur is out as Canada's Olympic goaltender. Hello, Roberto Luongo — at least for Tuesday's must-win game against Germany.

Watch Hockey Night Online: Live at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT

Roberto Luongo will be in goal when Team Canada fights for their Olympic hockey lives Tuesday in Vancouver. Watch Hockey Night Online at 1 p.m. ET as our experts break down the big game and look back at the Canadian women's semifinal win over Finland.

Peter Tessier: Does it all come down to Lou?

With 30 million Canadians sharing coach, GM and director duties it seems the consensus is that this comes down to Roberto Luongo as the biggest change and boost to team Canada. Forget about the overly disorganized defense, the no showing of leaders like Joe Thornton and Chris pronged (to name just two), or the juggled line combos, with a goal tender switch the spotlight will now...

Kicking Russian Ass

O ye of little faith, you didn't think we'd have a chance against Russia in the quarter-finals, did you? On Monday, I wrote Poor Russia after connecting the dots and seeing Russia in our sight-lines after a gimme against Germany. I'll bet the last team Russia wanted to face in the quarters is Canada. Tomorrow night, we'll get another tune-up against Germany, another...

Poor Russia

Poor Russia. They won a hard fought game against the Czech Republic yesterday to win their Group B and advance straight to the quarter-finals. Their reward? A probable quarter-final game against Canada. I'll bet the last team Russia wanted to face in the quarters is Canada. Tomorrow night, we'll get another tune-up against Germany, another chance to warm up Roberto Luongo...

Luongo replaces Brodeur as Canada goalie

Martin Brodeur is out as Canada's Olympic goaltender.

Who To Blame for Canada's Loss? Mike Babcock and Martin Brodeur!

Wow...what to say. The morning after the stunning loss to USA, Canada has to be thinking what happened. While the players will never make any public comments or criticizims until the Tournament ...Read the full article on Bleacher Report...

USA Prevails 5 - 3

The speech from the movie Miracle still kind of fits today even thirty years later. Yeah; I watched the game. Fast forward till today; leading up to the game we have heard how great the Canadians are and don't get me wrong the Canadians are a good team. The Russians are a good team; the Swedes have a good team as well. Team USA is going down without a fight. I think the thing...

Olympics 2010, G4: Canada vs. Deutschland

The poor Germans. There's the potential for this to be a very bad day for the Fatherland, the worst since John Cleese did that goose-step in Fawlty Towers.I was please with last nights ice dancing win by Virtue and Moir. I've lived with a woman for decades who has been cheering for Canadian figure skaters and have to say that the gold was deserved (didn't help Manley...
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