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ROBERTO LUONGO RUMORS

‘The talent was always there’ in Florida, says Luongo

The Panthers haven’t fared very well over the last two seasons — finishing 29th and 30th overall in consecutive years — but, according to veteran goalie Roberto Luongo, that lack of success wasn’t due to a lack of talent. “I like it — the talent was always there,” Luongo said in previewing the upcoming campaign, per Vancouver’s Team 1040 radio. “We had a lot of...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Roberto Luongo Wants Fans To Know He Wasn’t In Net For Brazil

For most of my twitter followers asking……NO I was not in goal for Brasil today……. — Strombone (@strombone1) July 9, 2014 Florida Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo took to Twitter after the Brazil-Germany game to let his followers know that despite some people’s beliefs, he was not in net for Brazil. If you aren’t already, I […] The post Roberto Luongo Wants Fans To Know...
Via Diehardsport
22 days ago  |  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&...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Welcome back: G Roberto Luongo confirms trade from Canucks to Panthers

The Florida Panthers re-acquired all-star goaltender Roberto Luongo on Tuesday. Luongo confirmed the deal to TSN Radio while on the way to the Vancouver airport to join the Panthers. The Vancouver Canucks, Luongo's former team, initially posted a quote by the netminder as being "excited" on their Twitter feed, but have since deleted the tweet. Full details of the trade...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Roberto Luongo not happy he's not playing in Heritage Classic

Vancouver Canucks goalie Eddie lack will get the start between the pipes Sunday night when his team takes on the Ottawa Senators in the 2014 Heritage Classic, and the Canucks’ primary starting goalie — Roberto Luongo — is none to pleased that he won’t be playing in the outdoor game. Jason Botchford of the Vancouver Province reported on Luongo’s thoughts before the game...
Via NESN.com
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

20 best goalie masks of all-time

With Roberto Luongo’s mustache mask celebrating Movember, I started my internal hamster on the internal wheel to light my internal light bulb.  And, as those Beatles guys said once, this list got by “with a little help from my friends.” I present to you the best 20 hockey goalie masks in the history of hockey goalie masks. John Vanbiesbrouck Florida Panthers Doug Pensinger...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Roberto Luongo set for bounce back against struggling Sabres (NHL Daily Game Picks)

Oct. 17th Draft Street Fantasy Hockey Picks G Roberto Luongo, Vancouver Canucks – $18,396: I like the matchup, even though it is a road start, however, I like the price the most. The Sabres aren’t scoring much and the Canucks should be ready.LW Brad Marchand, Boston Bruins – $5,819: The Panthers shouldn’t hold back a solid Bruins offensive attack and it isn’t like Marchand...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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