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Canucks Finally Trade Roberto Luongo, Prepare To Blow Everything Up

The NHL trade deadline isn't until 3:00 EST tomorrow, and today has already been fantastic. From the nonexistent to the impactful to the hilarious to the Bryzgalov, each deal has been more fun than the last. Now Roberto Luongo is heading back to Florida, this time to hang out with his old buddy Tim Thomas, and I am… » 3/04/14 5:06pm 3/04/14 5:06pm

Max Pacioretty Misses Two Penalty Shots, Scores Hat Trick Anyway

Canadiens winger Max Pacioretty became the first player in NHL history to miss two penalty shots in one game. While I can't find the specific record, I'm pretty confident in adding that he's the first player in NHL history to miss two penalty shots in one game while scoring three goals. » 2/07/14 9:25am 2/07/14 9:25am

OK, What The Hell Is Going On With Roberto Luongo?

Not two years ago, Roberto Luongo was one of the best goaltenders in the game. He was, if not beloved by Vancouver, at least embraced as the man most responsible for making the Canucks a Cup contender. But something weird happened. He fell out of favor, even before the Canucks fell in a Game 7. This tends to happen in… » 1/22/13 2:30pm 1/22/13 2:30pm

Roberto Luongo Falls Victim To Shootout Loss, Unfortunate Microphone…

"Defenceman James Wisniewski beat Roberto Luongo for the winning goal in the shootout, when the Blue Jackets went 3-for-3 after blowing a third-period lead to the Canucks." [Vancouver Sun] (H/T Disco Choo) » 12/14/11 12:00am 12/14/11 12:00am

Sports Anchor Wins $2 Million Lottery Live On Air, Can't Help Making…

Global BC sports anchor Barry Deley was actually out shopping when his name came up in a live lotto drawing, winning either a house or $2 million in cash. His unbelieving and slightly jealous colleagues call him with the news, and Deley reacts with typical Canadian poise and dry humor. The fun begins at the 1:30… » 11/03/11 11:20am 11/03/11 11:20am

NHL 12 Has Awkward-Looking Goalie Fights, But Goalie Fights Nonetheless

Long awaited, much hyped, you'll finally be able to throw down with goalies in NHL 12, out next month. We look forward to having these every game, despite the fact that they happen once or twice every year in the real world (EA Sports: It's In The Game!), but this is kind of underwhelming. Maybe it's the lack of… » 8/26/11 4:15pm 8/26/11 4:15pm

Why We Shouldn't Blame Roberto "LeBrongo"

More people than ever before watched game seven of the Stanley Cup finals Wednesday night, and that's a good thing for hockey. Both the league and fans hoping for growth should delight that the NHL had its best American TV rating in 38 years even though one of the teams came from Canada. » 6/17/11 1:00pm 6/17/11 1:00pm

Luongo's Legacy: Not Tonight

There are two things you should know about Roberto Luongo's final game this season, besides the one thing you will remember.

When the Vancouver Canucks were ready to expire, he alone nearly kept them alive with his will and skill and one of the finest gut-check performances in the history of a franchise that has had…

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Roberto Luongo And The Last Stand Of the Superstar Goalie

Playoff hockey belongs to goalies. But recently it's belonged to goalies you've barely heard of beforehand—think of Jean-Sebastien Giguere, Miikka Kiprusoff, Cam Ward, Ilya Bryzgalov, Nikolai Khabibulin, Michael Leighton, Ray Emery, Antti Niemi—many of whom you barely hear of afterward, too. Every goalie in that list… » 6/15/11 2:45pm 6/15/11 2:45pm

Far Too Late, Roberto Luongo Realized Depth Perception Was Important To…

Your morning roundup for June 14, the day we wished our father didn't love old comedians. (Thanks to Andy for the screengrab.) » 6/14/11 9:30am 6/14/11 9:30am

Your NHL Playoffs Open Thread

There are two game sevens on the bill tonight, with the Canucks-Blackhawks and Sabres-Flyers series both tied up, 3-3. The Bruins, meanwhile, have come back from two games down against the Canadiens and now lead 3-2. They'll play in Montreal tonight, which means Zdeno Chara can once again look forward to a chorus of… » 4/26/11 7:00pm 4/26/11 7:00pm

Joe Thornton Does His Best "Italian Soccer Teammate" Impression

The West Captain on All-Star teammate Roberto Luongo: "[He's] a nice, dark, good-looking Italian guy." I choose to take this as conclusive evidence of his homosexuality. » 1/24/09 5:25pm 1/24/09 5:25pm