NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger is back from camping in the Strathcona Park wilderness and reports on the BIG news today out of Vancouver that the Canucks have locked up 26 year old netminder Cory Schneider to a 3-year $12 million dollar contract. Seems like one more final nail in the coffin for Roberto Luongo’s stay in Vancouver. A well deserved raise for Schneidz.
The World Championships of Hockey are underway in Finland and Sweden but Vancouver Canucks netminder Cory Schneider is absent from team USA’s roster. Where does he sit with the program that has been beat by Canada in the gold medal game in 2 of the last 3 Olympic mens’ hockey tournaments? Does Schneider have what it takes to be better than Jonathan Quick?
USA President Barak Obama has never been to a Washington Capitals game, or a Chicago Blackhawks game, and judging by the Boston Bruins visit, he had clearly had no idea who any of them were. Yet Tim Thomas found the need to not show up at the White House. The Vancouver Canucks Cory Schneider had some choice words for the Bruins netminder.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Riley says they need to trade Roberto Luongo back to Florida. Problem is the Panthers have nobone the Canucks Mike Gillis wants. He suggests trading Luongo for the Miami Heat’s LeBron James. LeBron has said he wants to become a “global icon.” He’s already huge in the US, but he could be bigger in Canada.