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Goalie Tennis

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Objective:

Develop Agility and Anticipation

Key Elements

Quick Reaction, Rebound control , Body control , Agility , Positioning, Quick Reaction, Rebound control , Body control , Agility , Positioning

Organization

Line up two nets facing the boards and glass. Two coaches with tennis balls are placed behind the nets. The coaches take turns throwing the tennis balls off the boards and glass. If a tennis ball beats the goalie the other goalie gets a point. You can play to five or ten or even use the tennis scoring system and play a three game set.

Variations

None for this drill

Goalie

Goalie Drill

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