If reports are to be believed then it is expected that Roberto Luongo will be off loaded by a trade, waivers or even possibly a buyout in the not so distant future. For the better part of six seasons, Roberto was the face of the Canucks franchise. He has been a fan favorite for many fans across Canucks nation. In recent years, he has become a beloved player across the NHL through his twitter account. In honour of his soon to be departure, here are the 10 most popular tweets posted by Roberto Luongo under his strombone1 Twitter account as a Canuck.
The popularity of tweets was judged by the amount of retweets each post had received.
Also, for those of you wondering, yes, I did sift through each one of his 1,273 tweets. And before you ask your follow up question, yes I do have a life.
So………… Shall we try this one more time??? #offseason
— Strombone (@strombone1) May 10, 2013
Tweet note: Luongo is referring to the fact that the Canucks were unable to trade him last off season. Hence they are trying again.
For tonight and tonight only I am a Boston Bruins fan
— Strombone (@strombone1) April 17, 2013
Tweet note: This came two days after the Boston bombing as the Bruins played their first game after the act of terror.
Almost had him………… pic.twitter.com/QB7EEvRp
— Strombone (@strombone1) February 18, 2013
Tweet note: Picture says it all.
Since our 1st year when we arrived together, AV would always tell me that he’d be gone before I would. I guess he was right. Very ironic….
— Strombone (@strombone1) May 22, 2013
Tweet note: This came the day Alain Vigneault was fired.
Being a backup is a lot funner than I anticipated………
— Strombone (@strombone1) February 2, 2013
Tweet note: Bobby Lu sharing his thoughts on being back-up.
Maybe the Blue Jays need a goalie to catch RA Dickey? Just sayin…….
— Strombone (@strombone1) April 3, 2013
Tweet note: Luongo was jokingly expressing his frustration after not being dealt.
#BellLetsTalk please RT to raise awareness for mental health. Thank you!
— Strombone (@strombone1) February 12, 2013
Tweet Note: Roberto sent this tweet on Bell Lets Talk Day which was a charity initiative in which Bell pledged to donate $ 5 cents towards mental health organizations for each tweet sent with the hashtag bell lets talk.
— Strombone (@strombone1) May 13, 2013
Tweet Note: Roberto posted this tweet after the Leafs beat the Bruins in game 6 of their first round series 2-1. James Reimer had a great game making 29 stops in the win. Roberto decided to chime in on who he thought should be in net at the 2014 Olympics for Team Canada.
— Strombone (@strombone1) June 22, 2013
Tweet Note: This was Bobby Lu’s reaction to the news that John Tortorella would be the next Canucks coach.
I just wanted to apologize to all the people who had to replace their Budweiser Red Light bulb after yesterday’s debacle #LUON8O
— Strombone (@strombone1) February 25, 2013
Tweet Note: This was Luongo’s public apology after allowing in eight goals against the Detroit Red Wings the night before.
So there you have it. The 10 most popular tweets by Roberto Luongo.
Feature image: David G Steadman