Thread: Goalies: First time goalie
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10-23-2012, 09:03 AM
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FreshNsoClean
Skater turned Goalie
 
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We need a "Inside the Crease" sub-forum under "The Rink" for us Goalies. Have to find somewhere to post this.

I'm also a new goalie. My situation is a bit different. In one day I bought E V E R Y T H I N G, but did research prior. I have little patience and started quick. You will be overwhelmed the first day on the ice. As a normal skater, I felt very uncomfortable. Almost discouraging, but you gotta work through it. I skipped the thigh guards and went with knee guards. I started with some Bauers but didn't like the hard knee cup. Then I bought Passau's and they have been the single best upgrade I've had yet. Sounds crazy but it's very true. You want to feel comfortable. I can't stress that enough. It's extremely important to "feel" good. If you haven't checked out my thread, you can see my whole progress here. Even my very first day in net! http://hfboards.hockeysfuture.com/sh...1267153&page=3

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