The return of Saint Roberto and other observations

The return of Saint Roberto

Today Canucks fans around the world are thanking the hockey gods for the much heralded return of their saviour,  Saint Roberto Luongo. They’ll be looking for the Canucks goaltender to lead them out of the land of mediocrity they have slipped into in his absence. Just over a week ago, they also thanked the gods for Saint Mats, who was supposed to instantly make this team a contender for Lord Stanley’s cup. That hasn’t exactly bared fruit to date, and some fans have already called the move a bust and have called for Alain Vigneault’s head on top of it all. [Read more…]