Panthers acquire Roberto Luongo

Updated: March 5, 2014, 12:53 AM ET
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Roberto Luongo thought he was untradeable. The Panthers found a way to bring him back to Florida.

After nearly eight years apart, Luongo was the centerpiece of a four-player trade between Florida and the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday. The Panthers sent goalie Jacob Markstrom -- once considered their future in net -- and forward Shawn Matthias to the Canucks for Luongo and forward Steven Anthony.

"Stunned. I was not expecting it," Luongo told TSN Radio. "I'm happy for myself ...

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