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Roberto Luongo is in the market, and some have already decided that he’s going to the Maple Leafs. Or maybe he’s going to the Oilers, or maybe the Lightning. I could keep going, but there’s the rest of the league to list, and that would take awhile.
For a number of fans, writers, and analysts who are looking in from the outside of the Stanley Cup playoffs, this is the best recreation available. There’s a lot of “could we? should we? would we?” running loose across the ink and phosphors. It’s cheap, it’s fun, and hey, you don’t have to cut the check!Continue reading "Why Luongo, without your no-trade clause, you’re beautiful!"
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aka the next time Vancouver has a stake in NHL proceedings...
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For the first round
Everyone has a theory about what’s going to happen with Roberto Luongo this summer, and the Edmonton Journal’s Jim Matheson is no exception, but he chose to lead off his Hockey World column with a suggestion that the San Jose Sharks can indeed “shake up” their roster despite their contractual obligations to their core players by perhaps finally trading Patrick Marleau: