MUST DO… BEFORE you get back on the ice 🚑

I am pumped too – I am going to be getting back on the ice this week for the first time and I just can’t wait to get out there and start firing off some splits saves – – ha ha ha – okay more like get out there, stumble around the ice and maybe…

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Top 3 Reasons Goalies Get Injured…

There have been a lot of NHL goalies getting injured so far this season. Some of them expected to miss months of the season. Last season we saw the Carey Price, arguably the NHL’s most consistent goalie miss essentially an entire season. So it raises the question – – “Why do goalies get injured?” and the…

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Reducing Knee Strain In The Reverse VH Position

  Like any other movements a goalie makes, the Reverse VH looks pretty straight forward until you try to get into position and realize your body doesn’t really want to bend that way. Over the last year I have received a myriad of emails about how to reduce the strain in this position – sometimes…

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Knee Recovery + Angle Push – For Jimmy Howard

Since I strapped on the pads earlier this fall I have had lots of chances to make all sorts of awkward movements in the crease – but I might have worked my way up to the 10th worst goalie in the world 🙂 Thankfully none of those movements have been as awkward as the one Jimmy…

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The #1 Way To Lose The Starting Job [GOALIES]

Probably the best way to lose the starting job on your team is to suck.  But the SECOND best way to lose the starting job is to get injured. Not all injuries can be prevented and it is not fair, but when you get injured you risk losing the confidence of the coaching staff, they…

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Goalies Need To Be The Right Kind Of Strong

NOTE: I posted this originally last week and then I got a comment from one of my mentors Coach Mike Boyle (he just won a World Series championship as strength coach of the Red Sox by the way) and it made my jaw drop. Mike gave me a spank (in the very nicest way), but…

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