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Photograph by: Jeff Vinnick , NHL via Getty Images Files NEWARK, N.J.-- With the NHL Draft getting underway on Sunday afternoon, “splashes” were bound to be made. The only question was: When would these splashes occur? The New Jersey Devils did not waste anytime exciting the hometown crowd, sending the ninth overall pick north of the border to the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for goaltender and Boston College alum Cory Schneider, according to a report from NHL.com. Vancouver used the ninth pick to select center Bo Horvat, who played for the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League last season. In addition, this trade means that Roberto Luongo will remain the No. 1 goaltender for the Canucks. "Today's decision was made after a thorough review of our options and in the interest of improving this team long-term through the draft and development of players," Canucks general manager Mike Gillis said in a statement. "We appreciate the high level of professionalis...
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ON THE MOVE
The Canucks have reportedly agreed to trade goalie Corey Schneider to New Jersey, where he will likely back up Martin Brodeur.
from Ed Willes of the Vancouver Province,
There remains, of course, about three thousand unanswered questions about the deal which sent Cory Schneider to the New Jersey Devils on Sunday but, when you get past the 15 months of drama and intrigue which preceded it, things becomes pretty simple.
The Vancouver Canucks and Mike Gillis faced two choices. One, they could buy out...
The New Jersey Devils shocked the hockey world on Sunday, June 30, when they made a move to acquire Vancouver Canucks back-up goaltender Cory Schneider.
Lou Lamoriello, a hockey genius in the eyes of Devils fans, pulled off the remarkable move by sending the 9th overall pick out west to Vancouver. The Canucks and Devils reportedly agreed to the deal on Saturday night.
The Vancouver Canucks have traded Corey Schneider to the New Jersey Devils for the 9th overall pick from the 2013 NHL entry draft. With that pick, the Canucks selected center Bo Horvat.
The New Jersey Devils have acquired goalie Cory Schneider from the Vancouver Canucks for the ninth pick in the NHL draft.
The Canucks selected center Bo Horvat on Sunday at the Prudential Center.
Schneider seems in line to be the eventual successor to Martin Brodeur in net. Schneider was on the market once the Canucks were unable to dump high-priced goalie Roberto Luongo.
The Vancouver Canucks are still looking to deal one of their two goaltenders. They reportedly are open to dealing Schneider.
Darren Dreger woke up the hockey community on Saturday morning with news that the Canucks could in fact be putting goalie Cory Schneider into the trade market leading up to the draft. It’s getting interesting. 2 sources say Corey Schneider is in play. 1st and a prospect part of asking price. Suspect Oilers in on talks. — Darren Dreger [...]
If the Vancouver Canucks cannot trade goaltender Roberto Luongo and his onerous contract, could Cory Schneider exit instead?Sure, according to a CBC report. Schneider could fetch a nice return after finishing 17-9-4 last season while playing ahead of Luongo for much of the season. He has two years left on a contract that carries a moderate $4 million annual cap hit.The contract isn’t...
Where’d That Come From?
You may be familiar with the so-called, “Big One,” seismologists are always saying is going to hit the Pacific Northwest coast one day. Well it finally happened Sunday as Vancouver Canucks General Manager Michael D. Gillis traded away goalie Cory Schneider to the New Jersey Devils.
At the very moment those words left Gary Bettman’s thin little lips...
The Vancouver Canucks have traded one of their goaltenders. Roberto Luongo, right? Not quite. The Canucks have shipped Cory Schenider off to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for the 9th overall pick in the 2013 NHL Draft. The Canucks then used their newly acquired pick for Bo Horvat.
Wait, what just happened?
It was long believed that Luongo would be the man leaving Canucks...
The NHL Draft will have wide ranging implications that may take years to become clear. It is usually the trades that make a more immediate impact. There was a very interesting one today. The Vancouver Canucks traded Cory Schneider to the New Jersey Devils for their first round pick in the draft. Vancouver picked Bo Horvat, who was one of the most significant players with...
For Roberto Luongo it is a “great success!” as Cory Schneider is dealt away from the Vancouver Canucks to the New Jersey Devils. The goaltender and Borat Sagdiev doppelganger now has the Canucks goaltending gig all to himself. However, if Luongo fails “he will be execute.” Yes, I make movie film about US &A. Luongo get clock radio. Very nice.
From Jesse Spector of Sporting...
If you’re reading this right now you’re probably a Canucks fan, which means that you’re also probably still pretty angry about the Cory Schneider trade. And you should be. I am.
But lets look at the bright side. The Canucks have prospects again! The cupboard is no longer completely bare. Unfortunately they aren’t likely to challenge for the Stanley Cup for a couple of years...
Bo Horvat (#53) with the London Knights. (Via Getty Images).
Q. What was it like knowing that Vancouver traded to get you? Did you
BO HORVAT: No, I had no idea, but anything can happen on Draft day. I’m over happy to be a part of the organization. It’s an amazing organization, and I just can’t wait to get there and show them what I’ve got.
Q. It surprised...