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Don’t Call Him Athletic

Nice first part of an article by Ben Scrivens (@ben_scrivens) about how important skating, positioning and anticipation are in playing goalie. Not important? Ending up on the highlight reel.

The hard part is getting to the right spot. The not so hard part is letting the puck hit you. At the end of the day, did the puck stay out of the net?

See The Players Tribune

How to wash your gear

I’ve played for ¬†a long time and there are some people who have stuff you don’t want to let in your car and others whose gear probably smells better than yours. The below link has some nice tips. Certainly a front loader is easier. Another option is to head to a laundromat for washing it in a huge one.

I’m not going to lie, growing up it was mainly guys playing. I figured we were just oriented to having smelly gear. Then I visited a few college locker-rooms. Men’s and Women’s. It isn’t a guy only issue.

Check out these hints. How to Wash Hockey Gear

This poster should be at every rink and gym

Stole this from a post that stole it from a wall….

Should be at every rink and gym
Should be at every rink and gym

To quote:

Your child’s success or lack of success in sports does not indicate what kind of parent you are.
But, having an athlete that is coachable, respectful, a great teammate, mentally tough, resilient and tries their best IS a direct reflection of your parenting.