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ANAHEIM, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Cory Schneider #35 of the Vancouver Canucks plays during the preseason game against the Anaheim Ducks at the Honda Center on September 17, 2009 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
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 professionalism and conduct both ...
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