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Vancouver Canucks

Position
G
 
Jersey
1
Name  Roberto Luongo
Born  4/4/1979
Height  6-3
Weight  217
Shoots  L
4/10/2014 5:22:00 PM
Description: Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo (upper body) was a late scratch from Tuesday's game but will start Thursday, according to nhl.com.
Insight: Luongo has gone 5-6-1 with a 2.45 GAA and a .923 SV% in 12 starts since being traded to Florida.
 
4/1/2014 11:56:00 AM
Description: Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo (sore neck) left Thursday's game against Carolina after colliding with Radek Dvorak and didn't join the team on their two-game road trip.
Insight: Luongo should be available for Friday's home game with Calgary. He's 4-5-1 with a 2.54 GAA and .923 SV%.
 
3/28/2014 5:16:00 PM
Description: Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo (sore neck) left Thursday's game against Carolina after colliding with Radek Dvorak, according to the Miami Herald.
Insight: Luongo remained in the game after the hit but left after the first period. Florida goalie coach Robb Tallas said that Luongo was pulled for precautionary reasons and that he expected the goalie to start Saturday against Montreal.
 
3/25/2014 10:47:00 PM
Description: Roberto Luongo has gone 4-4-1 with a 2.53 GAA and a .923 SV% in nine games since the Canucks traded him to the Panthers.
Insight: Luongo had a worse save percentage with Vancouver and a better goals against average. The 34-year-old made 37 saves on 39 shots during the first 65 minutes and stopped two of three shots in the shootout to earn the win for Florida Tuesday against Ottawa.
 
Hot3/19/2014 10:22:00 AM
Description: Roberto Luongo stole a win for Florida Tuesday at San Jose by making 52 saves on 54 shots in 60 minutes.
Insight: Luongo has blocked .928 percent of his SOG in six games with the Panthers to go 3-2-1.
 
3/7/2014 10:20:00 PM
Description: Roberto Luongo was excellent Friday in his return to Florida.
Insight: Luongo made 25 saves en route to his fourth shutout of the season. He should be in net again Sunday when the Panthers host Boston.
 
3/4/2014 5:25:00 PM
Description: The Canucks have traded goaltender Roberto Luongo and Steven Anthony to the Florida Panthers for Jacob Markstrom and Shawn Matthias, according to Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night in Canada.
Insight: Luongo (19-16-6, 2.38 GAA, .917 SV%) played with the Panthers from 2000-06 before being traded to Vancouver. Joining a middling defensive team like Florida won't do much for his fantasy value. It also doesn't make much sense for Florida to pick up a 34-year-old goalie with eight years still remaining on his contract after this season.
 
1/22/2014 9:40:00 AM
Description: Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo has allowed just three goals over 125 minutes in two starts since returning from an ankle injury.
Insight: Luongo played just one game from Dec. 23 to Jan. 17, first due to a groin injury and then an ankle issue. Eddie Lack started in his place but has moved back to a reserve role.
 
1/18/2014 1:36:00 PM
Description: Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo (ankle) is doubtful for Saturday's game against Calgary.
Insight: Luongo has played just one game since Dec. 22, first due to a groin injury and then an ankle issue. Eddie Lack has been starting in his place, but has lost his last three games.
 
1/15/2014 6:16:00 PM
Description: Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo (ankle) will not dress Wednesday.
Insight: Luongo has played just one game since Dec. 22, first due to a groin injury and then an ankle issue. Eddie Lack has been starting in his place.
 
1/12/2014 3:39:00 PM
Description: Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo (ankle) said he'll join the team on its three-game road trip that begins Monday, but he doesn't know when he'll play. SOURCE: Vancouver Canucks on Twitter.
Insight: Luongo has played just one game since Dec. 22, first due to a groin injury and then an ankle issue. Eddie Lack has been starting in his place and is 8-3-3 with a 2.19 GAA and a .923 SV% this season.
 
1/6/2014 4:33:00 PM
Description: Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo suffered an injury Saturday and missed Sunday's game, according to tsn.ca. He'll be reevaluated Monday to determine how long he'll be out.
Insight: Luongo missed three games with a groin injury before returning Saturday, but he was struck by the leg of Kings forward Dustin Brown in the third period. "My foot got caught under me as he was accidentally running me over," Luongo told reporters after the game. "Luckily this time, the pain went away. It was a tough call. Hockey is a fast game and that's what we want to do to the opposing goalie too -- crash the net and create havoc."
 
1/4/2014 3:41:00 PM
Description: Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo (lower body) will return Saturday, according to Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night in Canada.
Insight: The team demoted goalie Joacim Eriksson to the AHL Wednesday, signaling that Luongo is healthy enough to play. Luongo missed the last three games with the injury and the Canucks went 1-2 without him.
 
1/2/2014 7:11:00 PM
Description: Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo (lower body) is ready to return, according to tsn.ca.
Insight: The team demoted goalie Joacim Eriksson to the AHL Wednesday, signaling that Luongo is healthy enough to play. Luongo missed the last three games with the injury and the Canucks went 1-2 without him.
 
12/27/2013 7:41:00 PM
Description: Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo will be out for the next 7-to-10 days while he recovers from a groin injury. SOURCE: Vancouver Province
Insight: Luongo suffered the injury in Sunday's win over Winnipeg. Eddie Lack will fill in for him this Sunday against Calgary.
 
12/23/2013 10:16:00 AM
Description: Vancouver goalie Roberto Luongo had to leave Sunday's game early with a lower body injury. SOURCE: Farhan Lalji, TSN
Insight: We don't know the full extent of his injury but we do know the Canucks won't be in action again until Sunday. That gives the 34-year-old almost a week to heal. If he can't go, Eddie Lack would get the start between the pipes.
 
Hot12/14/2013 9:24:00 AM
Description: Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo saved 19 shots for his third shutout of the season Friday against Edmonton.
Insight: The win was his fourth straight. Luongo's 2.20 GAA is his lowest since 2011 (2.11). He's started 28 of the team's 34 games this season.
 
10/17/2013 10:19:00 PM
Description: Vancouver goalie Roberto Luongo turned aside all 25 shots he faced Thursday against Buffalo.
Insight: It was Luongo's first shutout since February 22nd. It's been an up and down year for Luongo, who has now won three of his last five starts after losing the season opener at San Jose.
 
5/31/2013 9:58:00 PM
Description: TSN's Bob McKenzie suggested that the Islanders could pursue a trade for Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo this offseason.
Insight: Luongo began his career with the Islanders back in 1999. Evgeni Nabokov (23-11-7, 2.50 GAA) was New York's starting goalie in 2013 but he'll be a free agent after the season.
 
5/2/2013 6:32:00 PM
Description: Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo will start Game 2 of the team's first-round postseason series against the Sharks Friday with Cory Schneider still out.
Insight: Schneider didn't practice Thursday and is still day-to-day with an undisclosed injury. Luongo started zero games from March 19 to April 9, but he has started three straight with Schneider on the shelf, including the Canucks' 3-1 Game 1 loss.
 

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