Cory Schneider, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Cory Schneider

American ice hockey player

Date of Birth: 18-Mar-1986

Place of Birth: Salem, Massachusetts, United States

Profession: ice hockey player

Nationality: United States, Switzerland

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Cory Schneider

  • Cory Franklin Schneider (born March 18, 1986) is an American professional ice hockey goaltender for the Binghamton Devils of the American Hockey League (AHL) while under contract with the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League (NHL). Schneider was selected in the first round, 26th overall, by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.
  • Following his draft, he began a three-year tenure with the Boston College Eagles, winning two Lamoriello Trophies as Hockey East champions and making two NCAA Final appearances during his college career.
  • Schneider turned professional with Vancouver's American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Manitoba Moose, in 2007 and was named the league's Goaltender of the Year following his second season.
  • After three seasons with the Moose, he became the Canucks' full-time backup in 2010–11.
  • In his first full season with the Canucks, he won the William M.
  • Jennings Trophy with Roberto Luongo for establishing the best team goals against average (GAA) in the NHL.
  • The following campaign, he set Canucks records for best GAA and save percentage in a single season with 1.96 and .937 marks, respectively.
  • At the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, Schneider was traded to the New Jersey Devils for the 9th overall selection (Bo Horvat). Internationally, Schneider has represented the United States at various junior levels.
  • Early in his career, he won gold and silver medals at the 2003 U-18 Junior World Cup and 2004 IIHF World U18 Championships, respectively.
  • He later competed in the 2005 and 2006 World Junior Championships, finishing in fourth with the United States each time.
  • Due to his Swiss ancestry, Schneider also holds a Swiss citizenship.

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