Florida Panthers to retire Luongo's jersey

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The Florida Panthers have announced they will be retiring netminder Roberto Luongo's jersey.

40 year old Luongo announced his retirement  in June following a 20-season career in the NHL.  

Luongo says he looks forward to the ceremony, noting he watched the Panthers growing up as a young hockey player.

Luongo played for the Acadie-Bathurst Titan in the 1998-1999 season.