Bruins Vs. Canucks: Roberto Luongo Will Start Game 7 Despite Terrible Game 6

Roberto Luongo will start Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals against the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night, despite getting shelled yet again in Game 6. In the aftermath of the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 loss on Monday night, head coach Alain Vigneault gave perhaps one of the most dull press conferences in the history of press conferences, sharing almost nothing of note.

The one thing he did do, however, was stop any goalie controversy from starting.

"I haven't talked to [Luongo]," Vigneault said. "He knows he's going back in next game. He's going to be real good. I don't have to say anything to him. He's a professional. His preparation is beyond reproach and he's going to be ready for Game 7."

That preparation will likely include a long wall along the sea wall in Vancouver, which he's done most days before playoff games. Apparently, there's no sea wall in Boston, because Luongo has been horrible at TD Garden. It's really quite amazing, actually. 

Comparing save percentages, Luongo has an unbelievable .979 save percentage at Rogers Arena in the Stanley Cup Finals. At TD Garden? If you're a Canucks fan, look away: a .773 save percentage in three games. Ouch. Luckily for him, Game 7 is on home ice.

The Stanley Cup Finals are ongoing, as the Vancouver Canucks battle the Boston Bruins. Stick with this StoryStream for complete coverage of Game 6. For coverage on the Finals, stick with our Stanley Cup Finals hub, our Canucks blog, Nucks Misconduct, and our Bruins blog, Stanley Cup of Chowder.

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