Originally posted on Puck Daddy  |  Last updated 10/21/11
Trending Topics is a column that looks at the week in hockey according to Twitter. If you're only going to comment to say how stupid Twitter is, why not just go have a good cry for the slow, sad death of your dear internet instead? A thing they say about football is that the most popular guys on any team is the backup quarterback. That's true in hockey too, except you have to substitute "goalie" for "quarterback." And right now that's especially true in the city of Vancouver. Poor Roberto Luongo hasn't started off the season particularly well by any measure (the .856 save percentage ahead of Thursday's win over Nashville is particularly irksome), but Vancouver Canucks fans seem as though they would have been all too willing to run him out of town with torches and pitchforks regardless of how he followed up his President's Trophy and Clarence Campbell Bowl-winning 2010-11 campaign. Luongo has been hearing the boo birds for his poor performances this season and one begins to suspect...
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