Thursday, June 25, 2009

Luongo Long-Term Deal To Be Announced July 1st

According to the Team 1040 in Vancouver:
ESPN's John Buccigross told Pratt and Taylor Thursday that Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo has agreed to terms on a long-term extension that will officially be announced July 1st.

The 30-year-old Luongo went 33-13-7 last season with nine shutouts and is entering the final year of a 4-year, $27million contract.

Under NHL rules, the extension cannot be officially announced - and the two sides cannot discuss an extension - until Luongo is in the final year of his contract, which would be July 1st.

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