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Schroeder rumoured to be last cut - Cap/waiver issues

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How is he rumoured to go? All that is, is Elliot Paps opinion, no decision has been made yet.

With both Ryan Kesler and David Booth injured, the nine-player roster reduction leaves the Canucks with just one more move to make to reach the 23-man limit. The deadline is 5 p.m. Pacific. Centre Jordan Schroeder remains the most likely to go as he doesn't require waivers. The other three candidates to possibly head out are left winger Aaron Volpatti, defenceman-left winger Jim Vandermeer and veteran centre Andrew Ebbet

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If Jordan Schroeder and Ebbett were both waiver eligable , there's no way in hell Ebbett makes this team over JS. Unfortunately, looks like he will at least for the deadline today, although I expect JS to be back here within a week if he is cut

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I would be disappointed, but not at all surprised if they kept up Ebbett for 2nd line duties and sent down Schroeder. I really wanna see what Schroeder can do in game play with Raymond and Kassian. Although it's just a scrimmage, that line did look real crispy all game.

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Not really rumoured, just speculation as he is the only one left that won't be required to clear waivers.

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It's AV. He couldn't recognize talent if it smacked him upside the head. Count on some 4th line grunt being kept and JS to be sent down.

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I see why they'd be apprehensive about waiving Ebbett, since he's done okay with spot-duty when there's injuries. I just sort of feel bad that this might be why Schroeder doesn't get his shot (at least, right away). He out preformed Ebbett in camp, and deserves a look at least. It won't be long until he finds his way back up onto our roster if he gets sent down though, in my opinion.

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Despite the waivers I still think it's Vandermeer going. The real guy that should be cut is Barker - didn't see anything from him in either scrimmage. Right now we have 13 forwards, 9 D, 2 goaltenders - that tells me we should cut a Dman, not a forward.

This 'cap' thing is bullsh*t, as Kesler and Booth are both on the IR that's a prorated 9.5m free'd up. There is room for JS, both as 13th forward and as under the cap.

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OMG. Stop with the Schroeder stuff. Can we just wait till the actual cut is made?

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It's AV. He couldn't recognize talent if it smacked him upside the head. Count on some 4th line grunt being kept and JS to be sent down.

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Despite the waivers I still think it's Vandermeer going. The real guy that should be cut is Barker - didn't see anything from him in either scrimmage. Right now we have 13 forwards, 9 D, 2 goaltenders - that tells me we should cut a Dman, not a forward.

This 'cap' thing is bullsh*t, as Kesler and Booth are both on the IR that's a prorated 9.5m free'd up. There is room for JS, both as 13th forward and as under the cap.

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In a short season the Canucks can't afford to put a less-then-best team on the ice. They shouldn't waste space cause they are worried that Ebbet will get picked up. Considering all the players that have already gone through waivers, I don't see why Ebbett would be picked up over them, and even if he was he's a spot player at best and hardly a tragic loss.

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schroeder sent down:

Media Release: Jordan Schroeder has been assigned to the Chicago Wolves.

— Vancouver Canucks (@VanCanucks)

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Why not send Volpatti down and keep Ebbett on the 4th line? or like somebody said send down Vandermeer.

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Isn't there already a thread on this topic? Like I said in that thread

Posted 23 minutes ago

MG was on 1040 earlier. He said JS would get a shot, if not to start the season then fairly quickly.

I think they are making roster decisions so not to lose certain players on waivers etc.

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Wow, biggest load of sh*t I have ever heard. Schroeder was the only reason training camp was remotely entertaining. I guess it's safe to say Schroeder's agent hurt him when he signed such a big ELC.

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