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Skate The Cross

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Objective:

Improve goalie specific skating techniques

Key Elements

Improve Skating techniques, Develop shuffle movement, Build endurance, work on recovering to ready position

Organization

Goalie starts at the bottom of the face-off circle. In the goalie position skates to the face-off dot, drops to knees recovers back up. Shuffles right to the edge of the circle and back to the dot and drops to the knees and recovers back up. Skate to the top of the circle using C-cuts and backwards to the dot again dropping to the knees and recovers back up. Then shuffling to the left edge of the face-off circle and back to the dot drops to the knees and recovers back up. Skate backward to the bottom of the circle to complete the drill.

Variations

Use the T-glide Technique instead of shuffles. Do half butterfly, full butterfly or stack the pad saves at the dot instead of dropping to knees.


STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
T. Ennis 78 20 26 -19 46
M. Moulson 77 13 28 -11 41
B. Gionta 69 13 22 -13 35
Z. Girgensons 61 15 15 -16 30
C. Stewart 61 11 14 -30 25
D. Stafford 50 9 15 -18 24
R. Ristolainen 78 8 12 -32 20
M. Foligno 57 8 12 -5 20
B. Flynn 54 5 12 -3 17
J. Larsson 39 6 10 0 16
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Enroth 13 21 2 .903 3.27
M. Neuvirth 6 17 3 .918 2.99