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10-18-2012, 02:07 PM
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Originally Posted by porknbeans1000 View Post
I am not sure why you all are derailing this thread anyway. I still like Edmonton as a destination for Luongo better than Toronto. Makes more sense. in Edmonton, Luongo can have a role as a leader and top dog like he did in Vancouver. In fact doing this would take a great deal of pressure off of their younger players. And not to mention it would give them a top-5 goalie on a solid contract, which they also need.

In Toronto who knows how Luongo's emotional health would be. He, a strong ego, would have to line up against guys like Phaneuf and of course Burke. I don't like the combination of Luongo and the pressure he would face in Toronto. Does not seem productive for either side.
A guy who has played in a gold medal game on home soil and played in a game 7 SCF wouldn't be bothered by pressure in Toronto. In fact, I'd think that he would relish the challenge and the kudos if the team made the playoffs. Luongo is a pretty confident guy.

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