Newark, New Jersey – Vancouver Canucks President and General Manager Michael D. Gillis announced today a trade for New Jersey’s first round, ninth overall selection in the 2013 NHL Draft in exchange for Cory Schneider.
“Today’s decision was made after a thorough review of our options and in the interest of improving this team long-term through the draft and development of players,” said Michael D. Gillis. “We appreciate the high level of professionalism and conduct both Cory and Roberto have shown while continuing to help this team be competitive. I would like to personally thank Cory for his contributions to our team and wish him the very best and a bright future.”
The Canucks will make seven selections during the 2013 NHL Draft in New Jersey today: 9th, 24th, 85th, 115th, 145th, 175th and 205th.