Canucks and Beyond
by Alanah McGinley on 09/30/08 at 08:25 PM ET
Coincidence or cosmic bad humor? Earlier today Roberto Luongo was named captain of the Vancouver Canucks, rather against the odds. Which made it a pretty good day for the celebrated goalie—except for this:
On the same day that the Vancouver Canucks named him team captain, Luongo suffered a minor groin injury during practice.
Luongo suffered the injury after colliding with forward Jannik Hansen.
Poor Louie. It’s possible that being captain of the Canucks has a curse something close to being featured on the cover of an EA Sports video game.
Luongo will be out for the next game, which is “precautionary” says TSN.
In other news, Jannik Hansen will probably be hiding in his locker until the building clears.
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Alanah McGinley has been blogging hockey since 2003 (with a notable gap in time through 2010, kicking it with new baby Lucy while living knee-deep in chaos while reading "parenting for complete idiots" during every spare minute) sharing opinions, rants and not-so-deep thoughts with anyone who will listen.
In addition to writing Canucks & Beyond and helping manage Kukla's Korner, Alanah was one of the founders and co-hosts of The Crazy Canucks Podcast. She has contributed pieces to FoxSports.com and the New York Times Slapshot blog, as well as other stray destinations in cyberspace.
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