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Devils get Cory Schneider for pick

Updated: July 1, 2013, 1:30 AM ET
By Katie Strang | ESPNNewYork.com

NEWARK, N.J. -- The New Jersey Devils made a splash in the opening hour of the 2013 NHL draft, dealing their ninth overall pick to the Vancouver Canucks to acquire goaltender Cory Schneider.

Schneider will likely serve as the heir apparent to 41-year-old Martin Brodeur, who has one year remaining on a two-year deal.

"I think for the future of the organization, it's the best move," Brodeur said. "I think Cory is one of the top five goalies in my mind in the NHL. I'm not going to play ...

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