Roberto Luongo Injury: Updates on Panthers Star’s Upper Body and Return

March 3rd, 2015 by Matt Fitzgerald Leave a reply »

Florida Panthers goaltender Roberto Luongo suffered an injury to his upper body during the first period of Tuesday's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. However, he would later return to the ice in the third period. 

Continue for updates.

Luongo Suffers Upper Body Injury, Returns in Third Period  Tuesday, March 3 The Panthers' official PR Twitter feed indicated that the club's star netminder wouldn't return to action for the last two periods at BB&T Center.

He was seen in street clothes, but he would return to the ice just a few minutes later, as Chad Graff of the Pioneer Press pointed out: 

Luongo was forced back into action after backup goalie Al Montoya was injured. The situation was so dire that goalie coach Rob Tallas was forced to dress. NHL author Ted Starkey passed along an image of Tallas in uniform:'s Adam Gretz observed how Luongo was hurt when Maple Leafs center Leo Komarov rifled a shot on net. George Richards of the Miami Herald doesn't believe the injury is serious.

The 35-year-old had a 2.40 GAA entering Tuesday ...

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