Thread: Goalies: Goalies and Practice
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11-06-2013, 10:36 AM
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Originally Posted by Canadiens1958 View Post
Somewhat paradoxical situation.

Part of practice is about replicating game conditions. A goalie, even at the age of 7 does not get in period rest time like skaters do with rotating shifts. Playing goalie requires building stamina and concentration, traits that have to be developed early.
While this is true, a goalie sees WAY more action in practice than in a game. When I play goalie, I often get more tired during the 3 minute warmup than I do at any point in the game.

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