The Florida Panthers retired Roberto Luongo’s number one on Saturday night. It’s the first number retired in Panthers’ franchise history.
In a 12-minute speech where Luongo showed off his English, French, and Italian, the 40-year-old former goaltender thanked his supporters and lamented never bringing a Stanley Cup to Sunrise, FL. Luongo also teared up when talking to his wife Gina, who he met after he arrived to the team. The
Luongo received massive cheers from the 17,873 fans at BB&T Center as his number was raised to the rafters.