First off, I'm pretty certain that when the stuff about Schneider's agent came out, it was him saying they hoped
for more playing time. And now Luongo lovers have devolved that into "Schneider's a whiner." Come on.
It's ridiculous how so many people put certain players over the team. I saw so much unnecessary Luongo hate and praise for a rookie Schneider simultaneously during the Finals, and now we're seeing the reverse: Luongo's being called a top 10 goalie (debatably top 20 by the end of his career, yes. He has a long way to go to be top 10), and Schneider's all of a sudden a whiny flash in the pan.
How about you support both our goalies, and not give one ridiculous praise and the other absolute hate? This is why everybody hates Canucks fans, biggest idiots on the planet. I see people actually happy that one goalie is having a bad game and our team is losing points in the standings, just so they feel justified. Stupid.
Yeah, one of them's going to get traded. Probably not this season. But why not appreciate both of them? Give them credit where it's due, and let the season resolve who will be starter rather than your own warped brain.
I don't hate Schneider but he hasn't, doesn't and never will compare to Roberto Luongo in any sense of the game. Luongo is one of the classiest players in the NHL, has handled one of the toughest situations ever with such grace and is this city's saviour - Schneider will never be the same.
He should be proud he's being mentioned in the same sentence as Luongo now because no matter how great his career is, he will be hard pressed to end up a top-10 NHL goalie of all time like Roberto will be. This kid has a long way to go and a lot of luck to gain if he wants to be at Luongo's level ever.
Prime example of somebody who is in a priest in the church of Luongo. No sense or logic to the statement, just preaching to emotions and rattling off hyperbole like it's his day job. Lu's my favourite goalie of all-time too, but the way you hold a professional athlete on a throne is disturbing.So
God Luongo blessed the 7th day and made it the back-up's start, because on it God Luongo rested from all his work that he had done on the Canucks' road trip.
Edited by Witchcraft and Sedinery, 06 February 2013 - 09:36 AM.