In a continuing series on the trials and tribulations of Canucks goalie, Roberto Luongo, we have one of the strangest goals in recent memory. Former Boston Bruin (our hero’s nemesis team), and current San José Shark (our hero’s most recent nemesis) Joe Thornton shoots one into the Canuck’s zone and the rest is history.
Is this guy snake-bit or what.
- Is Luongo Snakebit (joebeans2002.com)
A lot of you don’t know hockey, but we Canadians do. Over the past few years there has been a lot of talk about Vancouver Canucks goalie, Roberto Luongo. Personally (even though I love to tweak my my Canuck fan friends about him), I think he is a marvellous, highly skilled goaltender, one that has led Canada to Olympic gold, and will again this winter. Having said that, he appears to be completely snake bit. To set this up, Hockey Night in Canada (61 seasons on CBC TV) to a nation wide audience, playing the Montreal Canadiens. Montreal is short-handed as they have a penalty. they move the puck into Vancouver’s zone and the entire group head for the bench for a change, then……
- Luongo on own-goal: ‘I didn’t give it up, so I don’t know what happened’ (prohockeytalk.nbcsports.com)
- Canucks fall 4-1 to Habs as blooper own-goal leads to second straight loss (vancouversun.com)