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[VAN/NJD] Canucks trade G Cory Schneider to Devils for 9th Overall Pick
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06-30-2013, 06:30 PM
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And, no offense, but I'll come right out and say that that opinion is ridiculous.
Schneider is coming into his prime and was a top-5 goalie in the league last year. He was our best player and MVP.
Luongo is not aging terribly well and was an average NHL goalie last year.
If you'd want Luongo over Schneider 3 years from now because of a $1.5 million difference ... sorry, but that's nuts.
Oh, and Luongo doesn't want to be here.
There are a lot of people trying really, really hard to put lipstick on a pig right now.
Calling Schneider a Top 5 goalie is putting some lipstick on that pig too, though. He's yet to prove he can do it with the pressure on. He wasn't any good when he was anointed the #1 to start the season and he wasn't any good with the playoffs on the line.
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