54 Facts About Cory Schneider


Cory Schneider previously played for the Vancouver Canucks and New Jersey Devils.

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Cory Schneider turned professional with Vancouver's American Hockey League affiliate, the Manitoba Moose, in 2007 and was named the league's Goaltender of the Year following his second season.

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At the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, Cory Schneider was traded to the New Jersey Devils for the ninth overall selection.

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Internationally, Cory Schneider has represented the United States at various junior levels.

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Cory Schneider later competed in the 2005 and 2006 World Junior Championships, finishing in fourth with the United States each time.

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Cory Schneider was born to Susan and Richard Cory Schneider in Marblehead, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston.

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Cory Schneider started training with his goalie coach, Brian Daccord, at age 15, who now owns Stop It Goaltending, a company of which currently Cory Schneider owns a small percentage.

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Cory Schneider began playing hockey around the age of six, trying out for the same team as his older brother, Geoff.

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Cory Schneider did not become a regular goaltender until the age of 11, as the Marblehead Youth Hockey teams he played with at earlier ages rotated the position.

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Cory Schneider earned his secondary education at Marblehead High School in his hometown and Phillips Academy, a prep school in Andover, Massachusetts, where he graduated.

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Cory Schneider continued to be recognized for academic achievement, being named to two Hockey East All-Academic Teams and earning Paul Patrick Daley Student-Athlete Scholarship in 2006.

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Cory Schneider is a member of his hometown Friends of Marblehead Hockey Hall of Fame.

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Cory Schneider played with Marblehead High School in his freshman year before moving to Phillips Academy because of their more prestigious hockey team.

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Cory Schneider was a two-time All-New England selection in his high school career with Phillips Academy.

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Cory Schneider appeared in 10 games with the under-18 club and two games in North American Hockey League play.

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Cory Schneider was selected in the first round, 26th overall, by the Vancouver Canucks.

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Cory Schneider was then chosen as the Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week on October 19,2004.

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Cory Schneider later notched his first college shutout against the Yale Bulldogs on January 11,2005.

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Cory Schneider was named to the Hockey East All-Rookie Team and received Boston College's Bernie Burke Outstanding Freshman Award.

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Cory Schneider went on to backstop Boston College to a record-setting sixth Lamoriello Trophy in team history as Hockey East champions.

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Cory Schneider gained Hockey East Rookie of the Week accolades on March 21,2005, for his semifinal and final wins and was named to the All-Tournament Team for his efforts.

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Cory Schneider's streak was broken on January 27,2006, in a game against Boston University.

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Cory Schneider was named to the Hockey East Second All-Conference Team and was a co-recipient with teammate Chris Collins for both the Hockey East Three Stars Award and Boston College MVP.

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Cory Schneider made his second consecutive appearance in the NCAA final, but lost to the Michigan State Spartans.

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Cory Schneider left Boston College with a career record of 65 wins, 25 losses and 7 ties in 97 games, as well as a college career mark of 15 shutouts.

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Cory Schneider signed an entry-level contract with the Vancouver Canucks on July 3,2007.

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Cory Schneider was regarded as the Canucks' third-string goalie behind Roberto Luongo and the newly acquired backup Curtis Sanford.

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Cory Schneider was assigned to the Moose for a second consecutive season where he continued as the minor league team's starting goalie.

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Cory Schneider received his first NHL call-up from Manitoba on November 22,2008, following an injury to Luongo.

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Cory Schneider was chosen as the starting goalie for PlanetUSA for the 2009 AHL All-Star Classic.

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Cory Schneider completed the campaign with team records of 28 wins, 2.

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Cory Schneider received the Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award as the goaltender on the team with the lowest goals against.

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Cory Schneider's award-winning campaign helped the Moose to the best regular season record in the league.

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Less than a month into the season, Cory Schneider received his second NHL call-up with the Canucks to back up Raycroft after Luongo was sidelined with a rib fracture on October 28,2009.

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However, with a week remaining in the regular season, Cory Schneider was two appearances short of the 25-game minimum to qualify for the Jennings.

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Cory Schneider's GAA tied for fourth in the league, while his save percentage ranked third and set a single-season Canucks record.

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Cory Schneider made his NHL playoff debut in Game 4 of the opening round against the Chicago Blackhawks.

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Cory Schneider allowed three goals on 20 shots; he left the game in the third period after suffering cramps during a failed attempt to stop a penalty shot from Michael Frolik.

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Cory Schneider made an appearance in Game 6, replacing Luongo in the first period after he gave up three goals.

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Cory Schneider allowed two goals in relief for the remainder of the game as the Canucks went on to lose the contest.

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Cory Schneider finished his second full NHL season with improved numbers.

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Vigneault's decision led many in the media to believe that Cory Schneider would retain the role the following season, while Luongo would be traded.

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Cory Schneider appeared in two playoff games, both losses, as the Canucks were swept out of the first round by the San Jose Sharks.

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Cory Schneider described the trade as "shocking", adding that after several seasons of expecting to be traded, he had finally begun to believe he would stay in Vancouver.

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On November 18,2019, as a result of Cory Schneider's struggling performance in the season, he was placed on waivers for the purpose of assigning him to New Jersey's AHL affiliate, the Binghamton Devils.

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Cory Schneider cleared waivers the next day and was assigned to the Binghamton Devils.

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On October 8,2020, after seven seasons with the Devils organization it was announced that Cory Schneider was placed on unconditional waivers for the purpose of buying out the remaining two years of his contract with the club.

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On January 14,2021, Cory Schneider was signed to a reported one-year, $700,000 contract with the New York Islanders.

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Cory Schneider competed for the United States at the 2003 U-18 Junior World Cup, held in Breclav, Czech Republic, and Piestany, Slovakia.

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Cory Schneider helped the club go undefeated in five games, en route to the country's first gold medal in the history of the tournament.

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Cory Schneider next appeared for the United States at the 2004 IIHF World U18 Championships in Minsk, Belarus.

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Cory Schneider plays in the butterfly style of goaltending, dropping to his knees with his skates pointing outwards and his pads meeting in the middle in order to cover the bottom portion of the net.

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Cory Schneider honed the style with goaltending consultant Brian Daccord, beginning at the age of 15.

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Cory Schneider adopted the style which required him to be more athletic on first shots, but better prepared him for rebounds and cross-crease plays.

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