L.A. Kings Finished—Canucks’ Roberto Luongo Steals the Game

April 25th, 2010 by Nucks IceMan Leave a reply »

Roberto Luongo saved his best game of the series for Game 6, kept the Canucks in it when they were outshot 26-11 after two periods, made so many highlight-reel saves (Smyth, Frolov, and Handzus) I couldn’t keep track of them, and allowed his team a chance to win.

Trailing once again as they had done so twice in this series, the 'Nucks drew off of the experience of the regular season third-period come-from-behinds (11 times) and Daniel Sedin scored the winner with Alex Burrows (finally broke his scoreless slump) scoring into an empty net to seal the deal and win the series (4-2) over the LA Kings.

There was no mistaking that Bobby Lou was dialed in to the zone, as he seemed to build on his performance after Game 4.

Scoring chances in the first period were nine to one for L.A., and to escape down only 1-0 was truly a testament to his goaltending.

The save off of L.A.’s Ryan ...

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