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Cory Schneider in short list of BC goalies in the NHL

Cory Schneider is in his fifth season with the Canucks.

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Cory Schneider is in his fifth season with the Canucks.

Here’s hoping the Roberto Luongo situation gets resolved soon so Cory Schneider can get the chance to be the No. 1 goalie in Vancouver after being drafted in the first round by the Canucks in 2004.

Schneider, 26, still has a long career ahead of him, and he’s already close to becoming the most decorated netminder Boston College has had in the NHL.

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Considering how many former Eagles have skated in the NHL, it’s a short and undistinguished list for goalies:


NHL: Parts of 10 seasons

64-46-20 record, 2.65 GAA, .910 save pct.

Nearly half his career wins (25) came in 2008-09 while filling in for an injured Martin Brodeur.


NHL: Parts of five seasons

39-18-4 record, 2.30 GAA, .926 save pct.

His 1.96 GAA last season was among the league’s best and nearly a half-goal lower than Luongo’s.


NHL: Parts of two seasons

2-16-0 record, 5.60 GAA, .830 save pct.

Was far more successful as a coach with Providence (AHL) and the Islanders (2008-11).


NHL: Part of one season

1-1-0 record, 3.00 GAA, .875 save pct.

Made two starts for the 1981-82 Blues; otherwise did best work for Salt Lake Golden Eagles of CHL.


NHL: Parts of three seasons

0-2-0 record, 5.96 GAA, .794 save pct.

Rhode Island native signed with Bruins in 1993 after strong AHL run, but didn’t make it to big club.

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