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Secrets of the Snapshot

A quick snapshot is challenging for goalies to anticipate and stop. 12 ways to help you put the puck in the back of the...
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Body Contact in Rec Hockey

While adult leagues are generally non-checking, everyone knows that contact is inevitable. Hits are bound to happen.
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Off-Ice Training for Goalies: Keeping in Top Shape

These off-ice training for goalies tips will help you maintain your edge   By Chris Phillips Updated July 18, 2023 Off-ice training for goalies plays a vital role...
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Scoring in the Shootout: 5 Tips for Shooters

Scoring in the shootout requires a combination of skill, preparation and confidence. These 5 tips will help put you on the scoreboard. By Warren Tabachnick Scoring...
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Mastering the Shootout: 5 Tips for Goalies

For goalies, mastering the shootout requires special skills. They face a unique challenge, as it becomes a one-on-one battle with the shooter. By Warren Tabachnick Mastering...

One-Timers: Perfecting Your Shot

One-Timers: Perfecting Your Shot One-timers are considered by many to be the most lethal shot in hockey. Today’s goalies are bigger, better and faster, making...
Goalies Dreaming of Going Pro

Goalies: Dreaming of Going Pro?

Goalies: Dreaming of Going Pro? Read on and see if you’ve got what it takes. Hockey is a physically demanding, fast-paced sport that takes a...
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Henrik Lundqvist: The King Lives On

One of the most popular goaltenders of the modern era, Henrik Lundqvist dominated the crease at Madison Square Garden throughout his career. When he...
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The Hockey Mindset: Skaters vs Goalies

The hockey mindset of a goalie is very different from a skater’s, both on and off the ice. By Tim Turk, NHL Shooting and Scoring...
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Rebound Control: 7 Tips for Better Saves

Rebound control is one of the most valuable skills a goalie can possess By Landyn Desmarais Rebound control is one of the most valuable skills to...