Canucks to Re-sign Schneider.

Schneider agrees to 3-year deal with Canucks.

The Vancouver Canucks have reached an agreement in principle with goaltender Cory Schneider for a three-year, $12 million contract, worth an average annual salary of $4 million per season.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: So much for speculation the Canucks would move Roberto Luongo before re-signing Schneider. This also eliminates the worry over a potential offer sheet from a rival club for him on July 1. It’s a good deal on a reasonable term for the promising Schneider, who stands poised to become the Canucks starting goaltender next season, with or without Luongo in the lineup.

2 Comments

  1. Does this give the canucks more leverage for trading roberto or less? On one hand they can say “look, we have an asset to move, but we don’t have to rush because we have a number 1 locked up” On the other hand they’ve got 5.3 mil in cap space (5.6?) being eaten up and more in real dollars, so there’s a bit of incentive to move him before the season starts.

    Which is it?

  2. The nucks are going to hold strong on getting a young player back until teams back out over the summer. Luongo will with be traded before the season starts for nothing, or if a team panics with their current situation they will overpay for him. It’s a waiting game for sure.