Cory Schneider : A Huge Ticket in the off Season but for What Price.

March 18th, 2011 by Kyle Bhawan Leave a reply »
When the Vancouver Canucks made the decision to lock up future Canadian gold medalist Roberto Luongo in the 2009 off season to a 12 year, 64 million dollar contract. It came clear that then top goaltending prospect Cory Schneider was valuable trade bait.

Fast forward a season and a half later and Cory Schneider is still with the Canucks and is still trade bait. With that being said the stand out from Boston College is no longer just a top goaltending prospect. He's a top National Hockey League goaltender looking for a crease to call his own.

Going into the 2010-2011 season the Vancouver Canucks where taking a whole new approach to the way they would handle the goaltending situation with Luongo and Schneider. It was simple, have Roberto play  close to 60 games for more rest and a possible deep playoff run.

This number is far from relevant too the games played by Luongo in years passed.  Putting  pressure on the twenty-four year old Schneider who was set out to play twenty plus games through out the year.

From the looks of it Schneider has put the pressure aside and has had a marvelous season no body ever ...

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