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CBC Talks Goaltending Development

CBC Talks Goaltending Development with Larry Sadler – Asking Is There a Shortage of Young Goaltenders in Hockey? CBC Cornerbrook talked goaltending development with Larry Sadler asking whether fewer young hockey players are choosing to be goaltenders, and what that … Continue reading

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Why Are Canadian Goalie Numbers Down?

Looking at the decline in Canadian goalie numbers in the NHL. (Originally entitled “The State of Canadian Goaltending Development” as it appeared as an inGoal Magazine article). It is reprinted here with updates as of Jan 15th, 2012 When we … Continue reading

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Getting Your Goalies Working Together

Perhaps the greatest and most overlooked aspect of any successful team is getting your goalies working together, to properly develop an effective goaltender tandem.

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Focusing and Goalie Success

Concentration or focusing is one of the most difficult skills for a goaltender if they wish to be on top of their game. In fact focusing and goalie success are inseparable. Learning to focus effectively can be the difference between … Continue reading

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Goaltender as Quarterback

Within the defensive zone no one should know more about what is going on then the goaltender. I say, “should” because that is what ideally should be occurring. However, many a coach has missed out on developing his goaltender as … Continue reading

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