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Morning skate, goalie drills, lines by Escher

During a broadcast of a Worcester Sharks game the other day, Ben Guite mentioned goalie drills.  He wasn’t very specific, but he said that shooting drills were more fun than goalie drills, if you’re not a goalie, which he isn’t.  I don’t remember if he used those terms, but this answered a question I had some time ago about goalies at team practice.  I wondered if goalies get enough or the right kind of practice when they practice with the team.  The answer seems to be: not really.

Even when the goalie is engaged in the drills, seeing a lot of shots, if those shots are practice for the shooters, they will probably be varied, the kind of shot that particular skater needs to practice.  The goalie will get work, he will get some practice, but it’s not comprehensive.

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