Luongo will be in net for the Panthers on Saturday, George Richards of the Miami Herald reports.Luongo will close out the season in net for the Panthers on Saturday. The netminder has a long contract left, so he will likely be between the pipes for Florida for the 2014-15 season as well.
Luongo only let up two goals on 29 shots in Thursday night's 4-2 win over the Leafs.Luongo was a late scratch on Tuesday, but the injury was just muscular soreness. He was in vintage form on Thursday as he earned the victory against the hapless Buds. With one game remaining, Luongo has a .919 save percentage and a 2.40 GAA.
Coach Pete Horachek said after Tuesday's game that Luongo's upper-body injury was just muscular soreness and isn't considered serious, the Associated Press reports.Luongo was a surprise late scratch with the injury Tuesday night, but it doesn't sound like the Panthers will shut him down for the rest of the season just yet. With an off day Wednesday, he could be good to go for Thursday's game against the Maple Leafs.
Luongo was scratched from Tuesday's start against the Flyers with an upper-body injury, Tim Panaccio of CSN Philly reports.The upper-body designation opens the door for a multitude of injuries for Luongo, including the possibility of a recurrence of the concussion symptoms that sidelined him less than a week earlier. Look for the Panthers to provide a more concrete update on his status after the game.