Thread: Proposal: Canucks & Oilers
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02-08-2013, 01:23 PM
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Originally Posted by CupofOil View Post
Stop with the ridiculousness.
Schneider has been better than Dubnyk at every level in their respective careers except for the short sample size of this season. Lets not make Oilers fans look bad with comments like these.
I'm encouraged by Dubnyk's play this season but just looking at pedigree, raw ability and the eye test, Schneider is and will likely always be the better goalie.
Just because you've bought into the hype and feel you must abide by the unwritten HF rule that you must bow down to the status quo doesn't mean I have to.

Schneider might have been good playing back up on a team with huge depth on defense, but Dubnyk's been doing it since the last half of last year and all of this year minus that one game against SJS.

This is a "what have you done for me lately" world and the reality is Schneider blew his chance at taking the reigns of start position in Vancouver with his shoddy play this season. As it stands, I don't care what Schneider did playing limited sheltered games behind stellar D when Dubnyk has been shining in the spot light behind what most on HF considered to be the worst D corp in the league.

So until we see Schneider actually man up and show he can handle more than a handful of games here or there like Dubnyk is showing, then there is no way I'd ever consider trading him just because you don't want to "make Oil fans look bad". Grow a pair.

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