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Mathieu Schneider

Mathieu Schneider  #23

Defenseman
NUMBER: 23 BIRTHDATE: June 12, 1969
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: New York City, NY, United States
WEIGHT: 192 DRAFTED: MTL / 1987 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (44th overall)
OHL First All-Star Team (1988, 1989) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1996, 2003) Traded to NY Islanders by Montreal with Kirk Muller and Craig Darby for Pierre Turgeon and Vladimir Malakhov, April 5, 1995. Traded to Toronto by NY Islanders with Wendel Clark and D.J. Smith for Darby Hendrickson, Sean Haggerty, Kenny Jonsson and Toronto's 1st round choice (Roberto Luongo) in 1997 Entry Draft, March 13, 1996. Missed majority of 1996-97 due to groin injury vs. St. Louis, December 27, 1996. Rights traded to NY Rangers by Toronto for Alexander Karpovtsev and NY Rangers' 4th round choice (Mirko Murovic) in 1999 Entry Draft, October 14, 1998. Claimed by Columbus from NY Rangers in Expansion Draft, June 23, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, August 14, 2000. Traded to Detroit by Los Angeles for Sean Avery, Maxim Kuznetsov, Detroit's 1st round choice (Jeff Tambellini) in 2003 Entry Draft and Detroit's 2nd round choice (later traded to Boston Boston selected Martins Karsums) in 2004 Entry Draft, March 11, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, July 1, 2007. Traded to Atlanta by Anaheim for Ken Klee, Brad Larsen and Chad Painchaud, September 26, 2008. Traded to Montreal by Atlanta with Atlanta's 3rd round choice (Joonas Nattinen) in 2009 Entry Draft for Anaheim's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, Atlanta selected Jeremy Morin) in 2009 Entry Draft and Montreal's 3rd round choice (Julian Melchiori) in 2010 Entry Draft, February 16, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, August 28, 2009. Traded to Phoenix by Vancouver for Sean Zimmerman and Phoenix's 6th round choice (Alex Friesen) in 2010 Entry Draft, March 3, 2010. Missed majority of 2009-10 due to shoulder surgery, September 23, 2009 and for personal reasons.
Quote of the Day

The old saying in hockey is 'weather the storm.' I put the notion in their heads that we don't want to weather the storm, we want to push just as hard and matched their work ethic. I thought our guys exceeded that in the first period.

— Edmonton Oilers coach Dallas Eakins after their loss to the Nashville Predators on Thursday
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series