Report: Islanders sign Cory Schneider to 1-year contract

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The New York Islanders agreed to terms with goaltender Cory Schneider on a one-year deal Monday, according to The Athletic's Craig Custance.

The contract will be worth $700,000, reports TSN's Pierre LeBrun.

The New Jersey Devils recently bought out the final two years of Schneider's deal. The 34-year-old split time during the 2019-20 season between the Devils and the AHL. He finished with a .887 save percentage and a 3.53 goals-against average in 13 NHL games.

The Islanders already have goaltenders Semyon Varlamov and rookie Ilya Sorokin under contract for 2020-21. The 24-year-old Sorokin signed with the Islanders in April and agreed to join the team for the upcoming season after spending the last eight seasons in the KHL.

Schneider has appeared in 409 career games split between the Vancouver Canucks and the Devils. He's earned a 170-159-58 record with a .918 save percentage and a 2.43 goals-against average.

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