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Luongo's next stop ... Toronto?

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08:25 AM ET 04.20 | His onetime backup stealing both games and the spotlight doesn't bode well for Roberto Luongo, but can he be moved? [The] candidates are the Tampa Bay Lightning, Toronto Maple Leafs, Columbus Blue Jackets and Edmonton Oilers. An argument could also be made for the New Jersey Devils. ... The Maple Leafs are also in the conversation since GM Brian Burke is always watching whenever a prominent player is up for grabs. There is a poisonous relationship between Burke and his right-hand man Dave Nonis, who are both former Canucks GMs, and the current Vancouver boss, Mike Gillis, thanks to hard feelings about how Nonis was fired by the Canucks. ... But given the difficulties for Gillis in unloading Luongo's contract and if Burke has another rash move in him then anything is possible.

The Globe and Mail

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April 20, 2012  08:48 AM ET

Unless there is some serious re-working of his contract, he is going to be dificult to move...unless the Islanders want to give up DiPietro for Luongo in a straight up trade of contracts.

April 20, 2012  08:48 AM ET

Unless there is some serious re-working of his contract, he is going to be dificult to move...unless the Islanders want to give up DiPietro for Luongo in a straight up trade of contracts.

April 20, 2012  08:50 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

You just HAD to FN, didn't ya?!

It will improve your goaltending....I guess, maybe, probably

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April 20, 2012  09:09 AM ET

He's going somewhere after the seasons ends.

April 20, 2012  09:17 AM ET
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He's going somewhere after the seasons ends.

I'm guessing it won't be Disneyland.

April 20, 2012  09:18 AM ET
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He's going somewhere after the seasons ends.

I really stuck my neck out on that one.

April 20, 2012  09:18 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

You just HAD to FN, didn't ya?!

The Prince of Irkedness looks like he has a toothache.

April 20, 2012  09:19 AM ET

"Luongo's next stop ... Toronto?"


It's a feather in His Irkness cap that he cannot possibly pass up! What a catch! What a prize! And .... he's already signed to a looooong term deal! Perfect!

Yep! Toronto is the logical place, especially now that they have some 1st round picks to give away! A match made in heaven ... if you were to ask me. :-)

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April 20, 2012  09:34 AM ET
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The Prince of Irkedness looks like he has a toothache.

He's trying no to giggle at the prospect of "luring" Luongo to Toronto.

April 20, 2012  09:39 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

You just HAD to FN, didn't ya?!

I believe when I said this yesterday, someone referred to me as a "pea-brain"?

April 20, 2012  09:40 AM ET
QUOTE(#8):

I really stuck my neck out on that one.

THE BISHOP!!!


LOVE the new avavtar!!!

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April 20, 2012  09:40 AM ET
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I believe when I said this yesterday, someone referred to me as a "pea-brain"?

Take it as a compliment. At least you have one.

April 20, 2012  09:41 AM ET
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He drank too much of his own Kool-Aid :)

Maybe you should try using this avatar, Danny.

April 20, 2012  09:41 AM ET
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Because it is, and it'll never happen. This is why I don't get hockey news from the Globe.

Is T&R that much better?

April 20, 2012  09:42 AM ET
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THE BISHOP!!!LOVE the new avavtar!!!

Thanks Spiny...it was time for something completely different.

 
April 20, 2012  09:44 AM ET

And there it is! I think the interns were reading our mail yesterday.

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