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Shot blocking explained ‘by crazy people’

The Score posted a fascinating video which Justin Bourne describes as narrated by “crazy people”—specifically speaking, shot-blockers like Nicklas Lidstrom, Niklas Kronwall, Travis Hamonic, Greg Zanon, Carl Gunnarsson and a few others—about the art and science of placing one’s body parts, many of them bare under uniforms, socks, shin or elbow pads, in front of pucks traveling at over 80 miles an hour;

Many thanks for RedWingsFeed for the link.

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