Hockey

CBC Sports - Monday Jan. 6, 2014 09:08 ET

Roberto Luongo out with injury again on eve of Olympic selection

Canucks goalie may learn more about extent of injury Monday

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Roberto Luongo was hurt in Saturday's loss to Los Angeles, hit by Kings captain Dustin Brown. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The Vancouver Canucks listed goaltender Roberto Luongo as day-to-day with an undisclosed injury late Sunday.

Luongo was injured in a third period collision in Saturday's loss in Los Angeles, which was his first action after missing three games with a groin injury.

Vancouver was forced to sign and dress 43-year-old Rob Laurie as a backup for Sunday night's 4-3 loss in Anaheim while Eddie Lack played in net.

According to reports, Luongo will undergo an MRI on Monday, the day before before Canada will announce its Olympic hockey roster for Sochi.

Luongo is looking to be part of the team for a third consecutive Olympics. He helped Canada win gold at the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver, with a 34-save performance in the final. 

Team Canada would have until Feb. 12 to replace a player they've named to their roster due to legitimate injury or illness. 

 

 


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