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Goalies
GOALIES: Cal Peterson does it all in this clip. He starts by fighting to see the puck through traffic and tracks it across bodies down to his foot. He is able to lock on to the rebound as a result of this great tracking. He then demonstrates a great understanding of pushing flat or parallel...
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GOALIES & COACHES: It’s a game of bounces! Linus Ullmark certainly gets a bounce here. However, let’s notice how he does a great job keeping his head over his shoulder watching the puck very well and is able to respond. This clip is posted because developing goalies are generally too afraid to take chances handling...
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GOALIES & “F1s”:  Puck pursuit is mentioned all the time. As goalies we have to be ready for a tenacious player when we handle the puck. Joseph (TBL #7) shows us just this. Corey Schneider’s focus is on the strong side of the ice while Joseph screams down the weak side surprising Schneider when he...
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  POISE ON SHOTS What are your intentions prior to a shot? What do you feel? What are you actually executing?  If there was ever a goaltender that could make every save out of the butterfly, it’s Connor Hellebuyck. He is 6’4”, has a huge frame and exceptional tracking.  In both instances in the clip...
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The days of the goalie always looking for a whistle are dying. In this clip we see Jimmy Howard cover the puck and clearly look to move it to another teammate. The opposition does a good job of maintaining coverage to force the offensive zone faceoff. This is just great awareness, hockey IQ and strategy...
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Our position is continually becoming more and more refined. However, a lot of the “big” moments in a game comes down to the goalie and the shooter. In this clip we see John Gibson hold his edges and trust his raw puck stopping ability to win in this game of “chicken” over Gustav Nyquist.  #DontBlink
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John Gibson does a great job of remaining calm during Hertl’s amazing puck handling. However, he fails to read there is no goal line threat. Hence, he can and should be off the post. This would have helped his net coverage on the shot that ends up going in.
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John Gibson does a great job of remaining calm during Hertl’s amazing puck handling. However, he fails to read there is no goal line threat. Hence, he can and should be off the post. This would have helped his net coverage on the shot that ends up going in.
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GOALIES: Goalies need to be the team’s best penalty killer. Semyon Varlamov uses a number of great tactics in this clip. Upon the entry he knows the opposition’s personnel and recognizes their set up. Varlamov is very mindful of his depth and positioning. He manages the traffic very well by working to get in position...
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GOALIES: Being decisive is essential to playing with confidence and development. On this rush play we will see Malcom Subban hold his feet, then decisively butterfly then extend for the save. Through this whole sequence Subban knows exactly what he has covered and what is open. He plays with confidence, awareness and decisively through this...
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