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Luongo Traded To Florida

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NHLJeff's avatar

Seriously…? After all of this? After Schneider is gone? Wow.

Posted by NHLJeff from Pens fan in Chicago, IL on 03/04/14 at 05:38 PM ET

Paul's avatar

Shawn Matthias also going to Vancouver.

Canucks will pick up some of Luongo’s salary.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 03/04/14 at 05:56 PM ET

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Will Tim Thomas be there long enough to have Bobby Lu pump his tires ?

Posted by mc keeper on 03/04/14 at 05:57 PM ET

TreKronor's avatar

I feel relieved, honestly.

Posted by TreKronor on 03/04/14 at 05:59 PM ET

Luongo-is-my-hero's avatar

Happy for LU. But man canucks management.  ARGH.
They could have done this way before so we could have retained schnieder.  Was there a reason that this had to be DONE NOW? its not like florida is a play off team, and arguably the trade would have been less lobsided if it was done in the summer and not under the crunch of the trade deadline.

Posted by Luongo-is-my-hero on 03/04/14 at 06:01 PM ET

Slumpy's avatar

Yeah, the Canucks fromt office is stupid. Get rid of Lou and Schneider and now they have Lack and Markstrom, oh what an upgrade, LOL.

Kesler said he was as good as gone during the Olympics but we’ll see if any team is willing to deal the picks and players that Canucks will be asking for him.

Glad this Luongo soap opera is over. Canuck fans enjoy as your team joins the Flames soon in mediocrity.

 

Posted by Slumpy from Detroit on 03/04/14 at 06:02 PM ET

Paul's avatar

Kypreos reports Canucks will pick up 15% or Luongo’s salary.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 03/04/14 at 06:06 PM ET

Luongo-is-my-hero's avatar

Not only is it a downgrade in goal, we also get to retrain some of LU’s salary to even it up. YAY

The fact that managaement has treated the players like shit kinda forced this hand to be played now.  Gillis needs to go.  He should have gone way before schnieder was traded.  How many lobsided trades has he done since he got here.  Hodgson for kassian, grabner and 1st for ballard, schnieder who has been unreal for 1st rd pick(bo horvat).  The best deal he has done was trading for christian erhoff.  That was a LOOOONG time ago.

Posted by Luongo-is-my-hero on 03/04/14 at 06:07 PM ET

DrewBehr's avatar

CUE THE VANCOUVER FIRE SALE!

Posted by DrewBehr from The Mitten on 03/04/14 at 06:11 PM ET

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Holy Mother of all Bobs.

Despite the recent talks I never ever thought Luongo would be traded. Ever.

I think Läck and especially Markström will be good though. Not likely to be an upgrade over Luongo, but the value/salary will make this worth it. I think.

Also, my head just imploded over the fact that Luongo and Thomas will now be teammates.

This is ala terribly exciting! :D

Posted by Mr. Fnytelhatt on 03/04/14 at 06:27 PM ET

Chet's avatar

Gillis…huffing paint or something? Wow.

Posted by Chet from twitter: thegansen on 03/04/14 at 06:29 PM ET

RorSchach's avatar

Bahahahaha. What happened to the Nucks. Whew.

On this note. Wings always tear up Lou. So on to the Panthers.

Posted by RorSchach from Datsberg on 03/04/14 at 06:34 PM ET

topshelf14's avatar

Luongo, Schneider for Markstrom, Matthias, and a 1st rd.

Terrible.

Posted by topshelf14 from Detroit, MI on 03/04/14 at 06:39 PM ET

blammo's avatar

Canucks are the new Sabres.

Posted by blammo from Vancouver, BC on 03/04/14 at 06:40 PM ET

NIVO's avatar

*cough* REBUILD*cough*

Posted by NIVO from underpants gnome village on 03/04/14 at 06:44 PM ET

alwaysaurie's avatar

No, not the Sabres.

The Sabres are getting paid, overpaid at times.

Vancouver’s GM thinks he’s in competition with Garth Snow for “Most ignorant GM in history.”

Posted by alwaysaurie on 03/04/14 at 07:10 PM ET

Luongo-is-my-hero's avatar

whats scary is not only is vancouver absorbing 15 percent of his salary but if luongo retires early the cap penalty to vancouver will be insane.  And the closer he comes to finishing off the contract the higher the cap hit will be.  http://twitter.com/mirtle/status/440982011251945472/photo/1

Posted by Luongo-is-my-hero on 03/04/14 at 08:54 PM ET

redxblack's avatar

The Wild may have an extra goalie to trade for Kessler. It’s not over yet. Ken Holland will continue napping.

Posted by redxblack from Akron Ohio on 03/04/14 at 08:56 PM ET

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