Former Canucks netminder announces his retirement: Leaving behind a legendary legacy

Published September 26, 2023 at 6:32 PM
BY FELIP GOSSELIN

It generated lots of media action today when the former Canuck Cory Schneider announced that he'd officially retire from hockey, despite having multiple offers to keep playing.

The team's 26th overall pick from the 2004 NHL Draft played a vital role in the organization from 2008 to 2013. Four hundred ten career NHL games, 98 of which were with the Vancouver Canucks. As a part of the team that went on a deep playoff run in 2011, the netminder dropped an important statement on how it felt to be a part of the team at that time:

"It was the best team I've ever played on, and from the perspective of being a young guy, the personalities in the room were tremendous."




Schneider then went on to play for the New Jersey Devils, where he had the most success. He'll mainly be remembered for the legacy he left in Vancouver since it still transpires up to this day within the Canucks' organization.

Traded to the Devils for the 9th Overall pick that resulted in Bo Horvat, the Canucks still have:

- Anthony Beauvilier
- Aatu Raty
- Filip Hronek

Who are the descendants of that trade? One of the best trades the Canucks pulled in the last 20 years still helps the team up to his day:


We wish to send our best regards to Schneider and his family as he takes the next steps in his career.
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