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Roberto Luongo | Goalie | #1

Team: Florida Panthers
Age / DOB:  (38) / 4/4/1979
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 217
Drafted: 1997 / Rd. 1 (4) / NYI
Contract: view contract details

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Roberto Luongo made 30 saves on 33 shots in his first start back from injury in a 6-3 win over the Calgary Flames on Saturday night.
Luongo made his first start since Dec. 4 on Saturday, and ended up winning his first game since November. The Montreal native's record is now 7-6-1 with a 2.64 GAA and a .927 save percentage. Feb 18 - 1:34 AM

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The plan is for Roberto Luongo (lower body) to start on Saturday, per Panthers coach Bob Boughner.

It would be Luongo's first start since Dec. 4. He's already been taken off the injured reserve list and served as the Panthers' backup goaltender on Wednesday, so it would be surprising if there are any last minute changes to the Panthers' plans.
Feb 16 - 12:40 PM

Roberto Luongo (lower body) has been taken off the injured reserve list.

Luongo hasn't been able to play since Dec. 4. He'll be eased into the lineup by serving as James Reimer's backup Wednesday night.
Feb 14 - 5:09 PM

It's possible that Roberto Luongo (lower body) will return to the fold on Wednesday.

Luongo was on the ice again for Tuesday's practice and coach Bob Boughner said it would be a "game-day decision tomorrow" if the veteran netminder is back in the lineup.
Feb 13 - 6:21 PM

Roberto Luongo (lower body) took part in Saturday's practice.

Luongo also skated with the Panthers on Thursday and appears very close to returning. He might start in Wednesday's game against his former team, the Vancouver Canucks, but Luongo guarded against making any commitments. "I don’t have a target in mind," Luongo said. "I’d love to play as soon as possible, but at the same time, I got to make sure that I’m ready and that I’m going to be helping the team."
Feb 11 - 10:16 AM

Roberto Luongo (lower body) practiced on Thursday for the first time since he was injured on Dec. 4.

Luongo has actually been skating for well over a month, but he had been held out of practices until now. He's getting close to returning and might even be able to start on Wednesday when the Panthers face his former team, the Vancouver Canucks. For his part, Luongo said he'd like to play at some point during the Panthers' upcoming five-game road trip, but he doesn't have a firm timetable. If nothing else, it sounds like it's reasonable at this point to look at him as being day-to-day instead of week-to-week.
Feb 8 - 5:37 PM

Roberto Luongo (lower body) took to the ice after practice on Monday.

Luongo faced some shots from teammates during his workout. He resumed skating in mid-December and could be back at practices this week. Luongo has missed the last 23 games due to a lower-body injury.
Feb 6 - 10:22 AM

Roberto Luongo (lower body) is getting closer to a return, according to coach Bob Boughner.

"Lu is feeling better, he's not ready to get into a full practice yet but he's inching into that area." Luongo has been sidelined since Dec. 4 because of a lower-body injury.
Jan 29 - 4:07 PM

Roberto Luongo (lower body) has "turned a corner" in his recovery, according to Panthers coach Bob Boughner.

Luongo remains on track to return to the Panthers' lineup in early February. He last played on Dec. 4. Before getting hurt, he had a 6-6-1 record, 2.61 GAA, and .928 save percentage in 15 contests this season.
Jan 18 - 5:37 PM

Roberto Luongo (lower body) may be ready to return in early February.

Coach Bob Boughner said that isn't a definitive timetable, but that is when he hopes to have Luongo available to play. He wants to make sure the Panthers get the veteran netminder back at 100 percent. Luongo has been out of action since Dec. 4 because of a lower-body injury.
Jan 8 - 11:22 AM

Roberto Luongo (lower body) got back on the ice Thursday morning for the first time he was injured on Dec. 4.

Luongo did some work with goalie coach Robb Tallas. "He's obviously got a long way to go, but there's definitely been some great progression," coach Bob Boughner said. "It's nice to see him get the equipment back on." The Panthers bench boss added that a mid-January return for Luongo is unlikely to happen, but he has recovered faster than expected before.
Thu, Dec 21, 2017 03:07:00 PM

Roberto Luongo's lower-body injury is expected to keep him sidelined for "an extended period of time," according to coach Bob Boughner.

"Whether that's three weeks, four weeks, five weeks, we're going to see how his rehab goes, that kind of thing," Boughner said. "Definitely out for a while." The good news is that Luongo's hip, which he had surgery on two summers ago, isn't the issue. According to multiple reports it could be a groin injury. He has been placed on injured reserve. James Reimer will fill in as the Panthers' number one goalie in Luongo's place.
Thu, Dec 7, 2017 09:13:00 AM

Roberto Luongo's lower-body injury isn't related to his hip.

Luongo underwent hip surgery prior to the 2016-17 campaign, so it's good to no his present problem isn't a resurgence of that issue. That being said, he will be sidelined for weeks, according to Panthers coach Bob Boughner.
Wed, Dec 6, 2017 12:20:00 PM

Roberto Luongo was "hobbling a bit" after Monday's contest, according to coach Bob Boughner, but he didn't know if it would be a long-term injury.

Luongo, who has a history of hip and groin issues, left Monday's game with a lower-body injury. He will be re-evaluated Tuesday and get an MRI.
Tue, Dec 5, 2017 10:26:00 AM

Roberto Luongo suffered a lower-body injury in Monday's game against the Islanders.

Luongo went down after making a right-pad save on a point shot. The Panthers goalie was down for a while before being helped off the ice. The team will likely provide an update on his status in the next day or so.
Mon, Dec 4, 2017 10:20:00 PM

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C1Aleksander Barkov
2Vincent Trocheck
3Nick Bjugstad
4Jared McCann
5Derek MacKenzie
LW1Jonathan Huberdeau
2Denis Malgin
3Jamie McGinn
4Connor Brickley
RW1Evgenii Dadonov
2Radim Vrbata
3Colton Sceviour
4Micheal Haley
5Maxim Mamin
D1Aaron Ekblad
2Keith Yandle
3Mike Matheson
4Alex Petrovic
5Mark Pysyk
6MacKenzie Weegar
7Ian McCoshen
G1Roberto Luongo
2James Reimer