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Canucks have to re-consider the possibility of moving Cory Schneider? Don't they?

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As important I forgot to mention the obvious.

Cory Schneider brings in a better return, for a team ready to win NOW.

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people are thinking trading Schneider will get us more so that would probably get us a player that would help us right now and improve the team in front of Luongo, can't complain about that. But then it could backfire if Lu meltsdown or Schneider goes and becomes a superstar on the team we traded him to

or if you build for the future instead and trade Luongo for draft picks/prospects etc. and hope Schneider becomes the elite goalie everyone hopes he will be.

it's a gamble either way.

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ya like many have said schneider is for the future luongo can supply what 3-5 more years where schneider can supply 10 years lack and cannata are still relatively rookies in the ahl and only lack seems ready for back up position so we do have some goaltending depth but not enough to trade schneider and ride luongo til he retires or slows down

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I'm sure they are already considering it and have been for quite some time.

Two things have to happen for CS to be traded.

1. MG thinks trading CS improves the team more than a Luongo trade does.

2. LU asks not to be traded.

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If we trade Schneider.

It will be like if Montreal traded Price instead of Halak, it is something we will regret. Just watch.

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Not going to get into who should be traded but they have 2 very attractive assets and this team needs a shake-up in the top 6. The offensive output is abismal and Kesler and Booth aren't the silver bullet. The offense needs a major infusion of creativity and intensity and one of the goalies could land a strong enough, proven NHLer capable of making a difference.

Word has it Philly is looking to make a "big deal" to shake up their team. MG should be on the phone to Holmgren. Maybe he is.

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If we trade Schneider.

It will be like if Montreal traded Price instead of Halak, it is something we will regret. Just watch.

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Don't think Montreal is regretting trading Halak instead of Price. Thing is Schneider may be our future, but he is all we will have for this team in the future. We need to trade him to get the return and win now. With Sedins getting older, after a few years we will be a crappy team infront of solid goalie.

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I've been saying it all along. Lu's better, more proven, and Cory will fetch a better return. Simple as that.

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What's there to regret? Not as if Price didnt turn out good, franchise goaltender for them. But if we can get a good return for Schneider, I'm happy.

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ya like many have said schneider is for the future luongo can supply what 3-5 more years where schneider can supply 10 years lack and cannata are still relatively rookies in the ahl and only lack seems ready for back up position so we do have some goaltending depth but not enough to trade schneider and ride luongo til he retires or slows down

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And then what happens when the stakes are high and Lu starts blowing games in the playoffs? Just keep playing him and hope for the best?

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One could argue that it would be the other way around. Price would be like Lu as in being the established #1 goalie until Halak/Cory took over temporarily.

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One could argue that it would be the other way around. Price would be like Lu as in being the established #1 goalie until Halak/Cory took over temporarily.

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