Thread: New Goalie Tips
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03-24-2009, 04:44 PM
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Originally Posted by EmptyNetter View Post
Before you start practicing make sure you've got pads made for a butterfly goalie. Girl I know made that mistake -- there wasn't enough padding on the inside of the knee to protect her when she goes down to block a shot. I think she opted to play as a standup goalie rather than to return/exchange the pads.
Tell the girl that she can have stacks and boards installed in her current pads that will help her with butterfly. loads of people do this, Brodeur uses a stand up pad that has stacks added for his hybrid style of play.

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