If only October was a couple of days shorter.
Maybe then Roberto Luongo would have got his paddle down on the second period game winner which was as hard as soft-served ice cream melting on river rock in August.
He got a handle on just about everything else.
Luongo didn’t lose Wednesday’s game. He actually kept his team in it, as the Canucks faded noticeably in a game they were never ready for.
© Copyright (c) The Province
Detroit Red Wings center Tomas Tatar (21) celebrates his goal with Detroit Red Wings center Henrik Zetterberg (40) during the second period of NHL action against the Vancouver Canucks in Vancouver, B.C. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013.
Photograph by: Jonathan Hayward, CP