The Vault: Attention Developing Defensemen

If you look at the sport over the past 25 years, the clearest example of a particular position taking their game to higher levels would be the goalie. The modern goalie has a system of play and he works diligently at honing all the critical skill sets for his position. Along with training, he studies the position like a scientist and learns the habits of forwards and their offensive tendencies. In addition to his training he often has a goalie coach who trains, teaches and holds his play accountable. So is it any wonder why the goalie is the most dramatically improved position in the sport over the past 25 years? 

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