Is Luongo still getting paid?

Is Luongo still getting paid?

Is Luongo still getting paid?

Gillis confirmed Luongo’s deal, which was finalized Wednesday morning, will count $5.3 million per year against the NHL’s salary cap. The extension will keep the Canucks captain in Vancouver until the 2021-22 season.

Who does Roberto Luongo work for?

“Hockey Canada is excited to have Roberto lead our management group at the IIHF World Championship this year, and to continue to work with our entire Olympic management team as we continue to prepare for the 2022 Olympics,” Tom Renney, chief executive officer of Hockey Canada, said in a statement.

Is Vancouver still paying for Luongo?

Since the Canucks retained $800,000 of Luongo’s salary for the last five-plus seasons he played with the Panthers, Vancouver’s salary-cap “benefit” accrued, and the total bill charged by the NHL is $9,099,618.

Who signed Luongo in Vancouver?

VANCOUVER, B.C. – The Vancouver Canucks are confident that Roberto Luongo will be their goaltender into his 40s, which is why they signed him to a US$64-million, 12-year contract extension Wednesday. “We saw two 40-year-old goalies playing in the league this past year,” Canucks GM Mike Gillis said.

Why did Luongo leave Vancouver?

As he wrote in an open letter to Florida Panthers fans, Luongo’s body told him it was time to retire. When he reviewed his regular season’s play, he wasn’t happy and decided it was time for him to leave the game he loved. Good for him. He’s had a great career.

Does Luongo work for Florida Panthers?

The Florida Panthers have hired Luongo, 41, to oversee the team’s newly established goaltending excellence department. Longtime NHL goaltending coach Francois Allaire will serve as a consultant.

What does Luongo mean?

The surname Luongo came from a person who was tall and thin. The surname Longo is derived from the Old Italian word longo, which means long, tall.

What happened Luongo?

On June 26, 2019, Luongo announced his retirement from professional hockey. The Panthers would then retire his number on March 7, 2020, with Luongo becoming the first player to earn this honor with the franchise.

Who traded Luongo to Florida?

The Vancouver Canucks have finally traded goaltender Roberto Luongo, moving him to the Florida Panthers on Tuesday. Vancouver traded Luongo and forward Steven Anthony to Florida for goalie Jacob Markstrom and forward Shawn Matthias.