Staying Engaged When It’s Not Your Game

Be The Best Backup You Can Be Hey guys, Earlier this week I was going through team schedules to plan my month and I saw an article from the OMHA about staying engaged when it’s not your shift. I took a gander at it and decided that most of that advice applies to us as … Continue reading Staying Engaged When It’s Not Your Game

Solutions for The Bad Angle Goal

Watching NHL goalies over the last few years, it's hard not to notice that the RVH has become the norm for sealing up the post in close positions. It's not surprising, as this position does have a ton of advantages over the way goalies played these shots in the past. Every post position has a … Continue reading Solutions for The Bad Angle Goal

Conscious Coaching: Taking The Time To Make It Stick

Over the past few weeks, I've been working with a small group of goalies as part of an in season development program. It's been a great experience for me and for the goalies as we have enough time to stop and give attention on a more individual basis as necessary, and that's what got me … Continue reading Conscious Coaching: Taking The Time To Make It Stick

More is Not Better; Better is Better

Hey Guys, Recently I came across an article in the New York Times that talked about "hustle culture" and how the growing popularity of the "Rise and Grind" mantra has been having a very negative impact on people's overall health, as well as job and life satisfaction. There's pressure from endless posts on social media … Continue reading More is Not Better; Better is Better

Puckhandling Part 2: Keys to Success

Continuing on with puckhandling, it's important to know what makes a good puckhandling goaltender. First of all, what it is not, is the guy who's trying to bomb home run passes to guys at the far blue line. Those opportunities are few and far between, and the likelyhood of them turning into a scoring chance … Continue reading Puckhandling Part 2: Keys to Success

Puckhanding Part 1: Just Do It

Hey guys, Looking back through my posts, I can't believe I haven't written about puckhandling at some point already. It's one part of goaltending that never gets adequate attention by goalie coaches. (Props to Eli Wilson who had the foresight to dedicate an entire camp to goalie puckhandling. Really awesome stuff.) If I tried to pack … Continue reading Puckhanding Part 1: Just Do It

NetWork Goaltending Symposium 2018: Highlights

Hey Guys, As I mentioned in my last post, I wanted to briefly sum up what I learned over the weekend in Nashville with all the brilliant goaltending minds I got to be around. There was so much amazing content, I would never be able to do justice to the presentations or the presenters by … Continue reading NetWork Goaltending Symposium 2018: Highlights