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Roberto Luongo: Redefining Greatness

Vancouver has become famous for it's goalie graveyard. Between the heyday of Kirk McLean and the arrival of Roberto Luongo almost every goalie in Vancouver has fallen victim to it.

Luongo's arrival seemed to end those days. But a funny thing has happened in Vancouver. Anxious Canucks fans are unhappy with Luongo's play last season, and the gravediggers are getting their shovels.

I think what is needed in Vancouver - by Luongo, by the Canucks and by the media and fans - is a change in philosophy about Luongo's new role. New goalie coach Rollie Melanson - who may be the team's key off-season acquisition - will probably hammer home this point with Luongo and his teammates.

Continues using Ken Dryden's analytical insight from his brilliant book "The Game" as to how the definition of Roberto Luongo's success has changed as the team has improved. It is important for not only Roberto and his teammates to understand this paradigm shift, but also the media and the fans. Full Story at GreatestHockeyLegends.com

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