Carey Price Kickout
Try this simple addition to your crease movement drills to make your recoveries more game-like
InGoal asked Price to explain why he kicked out that imaginary puck later in the day.
“It’s just muscle memory,” Price said. “Whenever you are going that direction it’s usually because you’ve made a save and the rebound is going that way, so most likely you kicked out that leg and typically you are going that direction.”
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Love how subtle but noticeable this is once it’s pointed out. There’s a level of visualization happening that most of us don’t even approach.
And having tried to teach it a bit…surprisingly hardto put into your movements after years of building a different habit!
This literally makes so much sense. I’ve started to do this in my warmups and I’m not sure how I didn’t think of it before.
Definitely jumped out at us when we saw him do it as well…making his actions more deliberate.