Cory Schneider

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Canucks vs Devils Game Preview – October 24, 2013

The Vancouver Canucks are on the home stretch of their 7 game eastern swing with a rematch vs the New Jersey Devils. Roberto Luongo vs Cory Schneider backstory aside, this is an important game in that a Canucks win secures a successful road trip. Travel won’t be an issue as the Canucks played in Long […]

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Rob’s Thoughts: Cory Schneider and the goaltending soap opera returns to Vancouver

This article was also posted on VanCity Buzz. In the most anticipated Tuesday night Devils-Canucks game in history, Cory Schneider will play his first game against his old team and his old friend Roberto Luongo. It’s been just over three months since the Canucks traded Schneider for the ninth overall pick (Bo Horvat), which elevated […]

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Canucks vs Devils Game Preview – October 8, 2013

The Canucks are back at the friendly confines of Roger’s Arena after a lack-luster effort turned into home-opener ruining victory over the Calgary Flames (or more accurately, the Abbotsford Heat). Normally a match-up against the New Jersey Devils wouldn’t be much cause for excitement. However, Tuesday night marks the return of an old, red-headed, friend… […]

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The Canucks had a pretty good day at the draft (other than that whole goaltending mess)

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 […]

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Cory Schneider Traded… City of Vancouver Freaks Out

The Roberto Luongo saga ended Sunday afternoon at the NHL entry draft with… Cory Schneider being traded to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for their first round draft pick (9th overall). Bet you didn’t see that one coming. I think most people’s reaction to the trading of Cory Schneider was “that’s it?”. Fans of […]

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WHAT IF Luongo doesn’t waive his no trade clause?

We’re now into our third week of this abbreviated NHL season and the transformation of Roberto Luongo has been downright incredible. Remember how Luongo was viewed by many fans and media back in April? He was for sure the second best goalie in Vancouver, he had an ego, he was overrated, he crumbled under the […]

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Canucks and Cory Schneider have agreed to a deal in principle.

Tonight at the Vancouver Canucks Summer Summit, Mike Gillis fielded questions from seasons ticket holders. He deflected questions regarding UFA defenceman Justin Schultz and the inevitable trade of the best goalie this franchise has ever seen. What seemed to catch everyone off guard was the announcement that the Canucks and RFA goalie Cory Schneider had […]

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Luongo will waive his no trade clause

The Canucks got great news on Tuesday, as Roberto Luongo revealed that he is willing to waive his no trade clause. Now don’t get me wrong, Roberto Luongo is an excellent goalie and I believe in him, but having the ability to trade him as well as Cory Schneider is huge for the Canucks. Luongo […]

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The 2012 Canucks Playoff Run – Where did it all go wrong?

After a second straight President’s Trophy, not many predicted the Canucks would be gone in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Even fewer would have predicted that they would be gone in only 5 games. So where did they go wrong? Lets investigate. To start off with, this upset is probably not as […]

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Will Cory Schneider Start Game 3?

Alain Vigneault was a little out of character with his game 2 post game press conference. He went out of his way to mention that goaltending was not the problem in game 2. When asked about who his goalie would be in game 3, he sounded angry and said that he wouldn’t discuss it. Today, […]

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