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Roberto Luongo thinks 3-on-3 overtime will be exciting

The NHL is moving to 3-on-3 overtime hockey beginning in 2015-16 and the change has been met with mixed reactions. Some fans love the fact that the league is trying to reduce the emphasis on the shootout while others fear this is yet another gimmick. Those mixed feelings are also seen in various NHL players, but Roberto Luongo is one goaltender who thinks the change will be exciting...
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August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Roberto Luongo Gets Photo Of Cory Schneider In Fan Mail To Sign (Photo)

It probably goes without saying, but if you’re looking for an autograph, you might want to make sure you get the right person. One signature-seeking hockey fan could use a refresher on that one after mistaking Cory Schneider for Roberto Luongo in what ultimately was a pretty humorous gaffe. The fan apparently sent Luongo two pictures to be signed. We’re guessing — and it looks...
August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Roberto Luongo calls Carey Price the world’s greatest goalie

Roberto Luongo’s Twitter account is a constant source of entertainment. This proved true once again when a fan asked for a birthday wish from the world’s greatest goaltender. Here’s the request from the fan: It sure would be nice to get a Happy Birthday from the world's greatest goalie! @strombone1 — Njerí Sims (@NJ_Artist14) July 7, 2015 And Luongo passed on the request...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Which Eventual Norris Trophy Winner Ccored Game-Winner In Roberto Luongo’s First Win?

Roberto Luongo has struggled at times in his career against the Boston Bruins, most notably in the 2011 Stanley Cup Final. The then-Vancouver Canucks goaltender was lit up by the Bruins at TD Garden in three crucial games paving the way to Boston’s win. However, what many likely forget is that the Garden hasn’t always been a house of horrors for Luongo. The goalie made his NHL...
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Vancouver Canucks honor Roberto Luongo

Roberto Luongo returned to Vancouver for the first time since the Canucks traded him to the Florida Panthers back in March of 2014. Though you could argue that the Canucks treated Luongo fairly poorly during the final years of his tenure, the team did a fantastic job of honoring him for his eight years of service. Luongo was very emotional and appreciative of the video and the applause...
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January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Roberto Luongo pokes fun at himself with funny tweet

With NHL training camps kicking off this week, many players step onto the ice with a fresh slate hoping to produce and help their team win the Stanley Cup. Florida Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo, however, seemingly likes to dwell on past misfortunes. The former Vancouver Canuck posted a picture of himself on Twitter allowing a goal against the Boston Bruins in a brilliant, self-deprecating...
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers have elite talent in Luongo, but goaltending depth lacking

During Roberto Luongo's introductory press conference in March, a reporter asked if the veteran looked forward to mentoring the Florida Panthers' younger netminders. Luongo, not really up-to-date on the franchise's system, responded cautiously before looking to GM Dale Tallon for help. "You're it, baby," Tallon said, pretty much summing up the Panthers' goaltending plans for the...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Roberto Luongo Stars As TSN ‘Panel Intern’ In Hilarious Spoof (Video)

Roberto Luongo is not playing in the Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time in six seasons, so with some free time on his hands, the Florida Panthers goaltender spent the week on the TSN panel as an analyst. Tonight was my greatest playoff performance ever....... #tsnpanel— Strombone (@strombone1) April 28, 2014 But before the netminder was bestowed the “analyst” title, Luongo...
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers' Roberto Luongo leaves game with injury

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Florida Panthers goaltender Roberto Luongo suffered an apparent head injury in the first period of the team's contest against the Carolina Hurricanes. A Panthers spokesman said Luongo will not return and an update would be available following the game. With a little less than seven minutes left in the first period, Hurricanes winger Radek Dvorak charged the net on...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Roberto Luongo stays level-headed through up-and-down reunions

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Whoever wrote the NHL schedule for the 2013-14 season last July probably had no idea their timing would be spot on for setting up Roberto Luongo's reunions. In what could be best described as a whirlwind weekend for the Florida Panthers goaltender, Luongo came away with a high and a low and remained level-headed through it all. Friday night, Luongo faced his former...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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