Goalies

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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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GOALIES: In any breakaway situation, maintaining a great gap (space between goalie and shooter/puck) is essential. On this penalty shot, Antti Raanta has to deal with a slow entry then multiple angle changes. Raanta perfectly engages a small drift once the shooter enters his lane. The shooter ends up shooting and Raanta is perfectly on...
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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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GOALIES

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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