Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 11/28/12
Cory Schneider is headed overseas Maybe it was only a matter of time, or maybe this is a sign that the lockout is here to stay, but the Canucks goalie and baker of fresh and exotic breads (maybe, I’ll have to fact check that after this is posted) is headed over to Switzerland to sharpen his skills. Cory Schneider is in Switzerland and “ready to go” according to his agent Mike Liut. Early on in the lockout Schneider wasn’t sure about playing overseas and getting used to the larger ice surface, but with no end for the lockout in sight, it was time to make a decision and it appears that with his Swiss passport in check, Schneider is ready to play some hockey. According to News 1130 Sports, Schneider will play for Ambri-Piotta of the Swiss-A league. #Canucks goalie Cory Schneider’s Mike Liut says his client is in Switzerland today and ready to go. — News1130 Sports (@News1130Sports) November 28, 2012 He will share goaltending duties with Nolan Schaefer, former draft pick of the San Jose Sharks
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