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5 Things Roberto Luongo Taught Us About Resilience

People much smarter about hockey than me will analyze what your departure means to the game and the Vancouver Canucks. I'm sure somewhere, at some point, some law school will run a clinic for general managers and agents on how not to handle contract negotiations. But you, Bobby Lu, you showed us all how to be stronger in our lives and on the job.
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Goodbye, Lu

For a while, Roberto Luongo was the starting goaltender for the Vancouver Canucks, and then at certain points one of their goaltenders.By Tuesday afternoon as he settled down for a pre-game nap, Luong...
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Carey Price Will Be Our First Goalie

SOCHI, Russia - Carey Price will be in goal when Team Canada plays its first game at the Sochi Olympics.Head coach Mike Babcock says the Montreal Canadiens netminder will start against Norway on Thurs...
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Canucks Coach Tortorella's PR Grade

In a top NHL hockey market, there is nothing a Vancouver Canucks player or coach does on or off the ice that goes unnoticed by the city's sports media. During the recent off-season, Vancouver headlines focused on the new "man in charge", coach John Tortorella, a man known for his impatient and often volatile relationship with sports media. From screaming and swearing at reporters to his aggressive approach in post game media scrums, Tortorella has earned a reputation with those in the press box. So how has the NHL coach handled the tenacious Vancouver sports media so far?
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Luongo Robbed

There will be no quick getaway for Roberto Luongo -- and not simply because the Canucks decided not to trade their goalie after telling him he was up for sale for more than a year. No, the NHL star h...
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Choke Artists

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Just when it seemed like the San Jose Sharks would have to make an unwanted trip back to Vancouver, their power-play clicked, and gave the franchise something it never experienced.P...
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'My Contract Sucks'

VANCOUVER - The NHL trade deadline passed with Roberto Luongo still in Vancouver, and the Canucks goaltender gave a refreshingly blunt answer for a possible reason why."My contract sucks," Luongo said...
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The Shaq Of Shootouts

VANCOUVER - Roberto Luongo's shootout woes continued to haunt him Sunday night.Luongo allowed goals to both Edmonton shooters as the Oilers scored a come-from-behind 3-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks...
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Well, That Wasn't Pretty

VANCOUVER - It didn't take long for the Vancouver Canucks' goaltending controversy to heat up again.Cory Schneider, the netminder tagged as the club's new starter, allowed five goals on 14 shots befor...
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Luongo, Canucks Trade Talks Start

VANCOUVER - The future of goaltender Roberto Luongo is one of a number of pressing issues facing the Vancouver Canucks now that the NHL and the players' association have to come to a tentative agreeme...
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Panthers Return 'Makes Sense'

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. - Roberto Luongo says it just "makes sense" for him to return to the Florida Panthers.The Vancouver Canucks goaltender, who is awaiting a trade after losing his No. 1 job to Cory S...
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'Time To Move On'

In his first interview since the Vancouver Canucks' season ended, goalie Roberto Luongo says "it's time to move on." Luongo has been the subject of much trade speculation since the Canucks were ouste...
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Canucks v Canucks: Fighting the Old Devils

Yes, this was a strange season to be a Canucks fan -- and I think it's going to be the best post-season ever. The Canucks kept racking up wins, but they weren't flashy, fun, wins. They were ugly, nail-biting, old-time New Jersey Devils one goal, frequently in extra time with a "lucky bounce" wins.