The Vancouver Canucks open a two-game tour of Southern California on Saturday night, and their No. 1 goaltender will be back in the lineup.
Roberto Luongo, who hasn't played since sustaining a lower-body injury Dec. 22, practiced Friday and declared himself ready to go when the Canucks face the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center. The Canucks early Saturday confirmed he would start.
"Obviously I felt good out there, so don't know yet what's going on for [Saturday], but, yeah, good to go," he told the Canucks website Friday.
"I've been working out on the ice for the last week, so it shouldn't be too much of an issue. You want to make sure that you start feeling the puck right away, and feel good."
Here's a closer look at all the action Saturday: