John Tortorella Glad to Have Roberto Luongo with Vancouver Canucks

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John Tortorella Glad to Have Roberto Luongo with Vancouver Canucks
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Coach John Tortorella certainly is happy Roberto Luongo is still with the Vancouver Canucks, saying the goaltender will be "the backbone of our team." Speaking to TSN Drive radio, Tortorella on Wednesday addressed the situation that leaves Luongo as the Canucks' No. 1 goalie after Cory Schneider was traded to the New Jersey Devils at the 2013 NHL Draft on Sunday. The deal ended more than a year of goaltending controversy in Vancouver.

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