Vancouver, BC (Sports Network) - The Vancouver Canucks officially re-signed
goaltender Cory Schneider to a new contract on Friday.
Several media websites reported that the deal is for three years and $12
"Cory has displayed tremendous poise and professionalism since joining our
organization," said Canucks general manager Mike Gillis, who first announced
the deal Thursday on his Twitter account. "He has proven himself as a leader
on and off the ice and has shown an unwavering commitment to being the best at
Schneider, 26, posted a 20-8-1 record with a 1.96 goals against average, .937
save percentage and three shutouts last season. The Boston College product
supplanted starter Roberto Luongo in the playoffs, starting the Canucks' final
three games in their first-round defeat to Los Angeles.
Selected 26th overall by the Canucks in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, Schneider
has won 38 games and registered a 2.24 GAA and .928 save percentage in 68
career games (56 starts).
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