Luongo will miss at least the next week to seven days with a suspected groin injury, according to the Province’s Tony Gallagher.
The official update from head coach John Tortorella was Luongo’s “day-to-day.”
Lack will start on Sunday against the Flames and is expected to carry the load until Luongo is ready to return.
“Day-to-day for Luongo. Lack will play on Sunday.” – Torts — Vancouver Canucks (@VanCanucks) December 27, 2013
He had a rough start at the beginning of the season adjusting to the North American style of play, but has been rock solid recently.
The Canucks play again Monday at home against the Philadelphia Flyers, but don’t expect Eriksson to get the start in the second game of a back-to-back.