: Confirmed with Link:
[VAN/NJD] Canucks trade G Cory Schneider to Devils for 9th Overall Pick
View Single Post
06-30-2013, 07:34 PM
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Vancouver, BC
Originally Posted by
"There clearly were issues that were ongoing," Gillis said. "I spent more time on Cory's issues than every other player combined on our team the last three years."
Gillis also stated that leading up to the draft, the club increased Cory's minutes in order to increase his trade value.
"We built him into something we could move," Gillis stated. "There were six young players that I would have traded him for if any of them were ever made available. One was made available at the draft and it was Bo."
I assumed the initial quote a few pages back was somewhat facetious.
If he's actually saying that Luongo was his guy all along, but that he threw him under the bus and proclaimed Schneider the starter just to raise his trade value .... I don't even know what to say.
View Public Profile
Find More Posts by MS