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Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo leaves game with unspecified injury

VANCOUVER – Goaltender Roberto Luongo left the Vancouver Canucks game against the Winnipeg Jets with an unspecified injury Sunday night.

Luongo left the ice with 3:30 remaining in the first period and headed toward the Vancouver dressing room. Earlier in the period he was knocked to the ice in a goal-mouth collision with Winnipeg’s Blake Wheeler. Luongo, who had made six saves, was replaced by Eddie Lack.

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Luongo did not return for the start of the second period and wasn’t on the Canucks bench.

Luongo was a member of Canada’s gold-medal winning team at the 2010 Winter Olympics. He is one of the goaltenders being discussed to play for Canada at the 2014 Sochi Games. Luongo has a 16-9-6 record this year.