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Roberto Luongo
Roberto Luongo
Goaltender
(loo-WAHN-goh)
Number: 1
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 217
Catches: Left
Born: 4 Apr 1979  (Age 35)
Birthplace: Montreal, QC, Canada
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Acquired: From Florida with Lukas Krajicek and a sixth round draft pick in 2006 in exchange for Bryan Allen, Alex Auld, Todd Bertuzzi, June 23, 2006
Drafted: NYI / 1997 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (4th overall)
PERSONAL
Roberto’s nickname is Louie…His favorite player growing up was Grant Fuhr…In the off-season he lives in Montreal and Florida…Roberto founded his own charity called Louie Saves Lives…His brother Fabio is a goalie in the Ontario Hockey League…Roberto and his wife Gina live in Florida during the off-season…Before the game he likes to sit in the stands and tape his stick…He also likes to play poker, golf and watch movies…Roberto’s first job was selling shoes in his father’s shoe store.
Luongo is involved in a number of charitable initiatives in Vancouver, including hosting Lui’s Crease Club (a suite for children that would not otherwise get to watch a game live) and doing PSA s for Canuck Place…He is trilingual, fluent in English, French and Italian…Grew up in the Montreal borough of St. Leonard, only four blocks from where Martin Brodeur was raised…In 2009, a rink in St. Leonard was named after Luongo.

NHL FIRSTS
First Game: Nov.28.99 at Boston
First Win: Nov.28.99 at Boston
First Shutout: Dec.27.99 vs. Boston

PHOTO GALLERY
Frozen Moments 2011-12: Roberto Luongo

FEATURES
Treating the Team
Wish Come True
NHL Announces 2010-11 All Star Teams

Luongo and Schneider take home Jennings Trophy
The Olympians: Roberto Luongo
Roberto Luongo named to Canadian Olympic Team
Long-term Luongo
Roberto Luongo's Inbox

VIDEOS
CanucksTV - Heart of a Canuck Roberto Luongo
Quick Clip - Luongo Shutout for the President's Trophy
Save of the Week - Luo Stones Flames 1, 2, 3 Times
Play of the Week - Never Say Die
Streakbreaker - Luo denies Wings in shootout
Save of the Week - Joe Thornton denied by Luongo

Louie the Olympian