"I thought my contract was immovable," Luongo said on TSN radio from Phoenix where the Canucks are scheduled to play the Phoenix Coyotees. "I would never have thought I would be traded before the deadline."
The terms of the trade have not been officially announced by either team.
Anaheim receives a fifth-round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft and a third-round choice in the 2015 draft for Fasth. The 31-year-old has made five appearances this season because of injuries, but he is healthy. He is 2-2-1 with a 2.95 goals-against average and .885 save percentage.
NHL Live with Steve Mears and E.J. Hradek, at 5 p.m. ET on NHL Network, gets you set for a 10-game Tuesday night around the League as well as the NHL Trade Deadline set for 3 p.m. ET on Wednesday.
NHL.com Senior Writer Dan Rosen will join us from Prudential Center to talk about the trade rumors surrounding New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur, who could be making his final start for the franchise against the Detroit Red Wings.
Price, who is out with a lower-body injury, is with the Canadiens for their four-game road trip, which begins Monday night against the Los Angeles Kings. He can be activated off IR as early as Tuesday.
NHL Network analyst Barry Melrose joined NHL Live to share his thoughts on the final 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series game in Chicago, Vancouver Canucks coach John Tortorella's decision to start goalie Eddie Lack against the Ottawa Senators at the 2014 Tim Hortons Heritage Classic, and who should be buyers or sellers at the 2014 NHL Trade Deadline.
NHL Live with Steve Mears and Ken Daneyko, at 5 p.m. ET on NHL Network, will have all the latest trade rumors from around the League with our insider Bob McKenzie. The NHL Trade Deadline is Wednesday at 3 p.m. ET.
NHL Network analyst Barry Melrose will give his thoughts on which teams should be buyers and sellers at the deadline.
Also, Randy Sportak from the Calgary Sun will join us from the Arena Cam at Xcel Energy Center to preview the game between the Minnesota Wild and Calgary Flames as well as possible deadline moves by the Flames.
Nielsen returns after his hand was broken by a slash from Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson on Feb. 8, the Islanders' last game before the Olympic break. He has 18 goals and 43 points in 60 games.
Forward Mike Halmo was returned to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League. Halmo had two shots on goal and four penalty minutes in two games.
It's for that reason coach Peter DeBoer has encouraged his players to keep their foot on the gas.
"You've got to get greedy now this time of year. We can’t be happy with four points," DeBoer told the Newark Star-Ledger. "We've got to get greedy. You look around the League and teams aren't losing around us very often, so we've got to win games."
I downplayed the first one because I thought it's just a hockey game. We just want to win the game; it's against our rival and we want the two points. I downplayed it, but now having gone through the first one I look back and say, 'Geez, that was really cool.' I think as I've grown a bit older I've got a lot more appreciation for what we're allowed to do every day.
— Capitals forward Brooks Laich on the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic, the second one of his career after 2011 in Pittsburgh