Vancouver Canucks trade Cory Schneider to New Jersey for 9th pick
Vancouver Canucks President and General Manager Michael D. Gillis announced today a trade for New Jerseyâ€™s first round, ninth overall selection in the 2013 NHL Draft in exchange for Cory Schneider.
â€œTodayâ€™s decision was made after a thorough review of our options and in the interest of improving this team long-term through the draft and development of players,â€ said Michael D. Gillis. â€œWe appreciate the high level of professionalism and conduct both Cory and Roberto have shown while continuing to help this team be competitive. I would like to personally thank Cory for his contributions to our team and wish him the very best and a bright future.â€
The Canucks will make seven selections during the 2013 NHL Draft in New Jersey today: 9th, 24th, 85th, 115th, 145th, 175th and 205th.