Alex Nedeljkovic Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire

Alex Nedeljkovic continues to establish himself as the new No. 1 with the Detroit Red Wings this season and we hope catch up with him in Vancouver later this season for a fresh Pro Reads session wearing the winged wheel, but in the meantime we don’t want to waste any of his insights from a lengthy offseason video review session with the Carolina Hurricanes.


This end-zone sequence against the Nashville Predators starts with a sharp-angle attack out of the left corner from forward Mikael Granlund, who has some speed as we pause it here:

What are some of the keys you would be looking for on this type of attack?
What’s the first thing you notice about Nedeljkovic in this photo?

As we mentioned above, Granlund has speed, so things look a lot different a second later:

Clearly a new threat has emerged, but before we look at the entire save sequence, what jumps out to you about A. Granlund’s position on the ice and B. how Nedeljkovic is positioned?


Now watch the entire sequence to see if how Nedeljkovic managed things.

Is there anything you might have done differently in this situation?

Nedeljkovic has one, so let’s watch his breakdown to see if it matches yours.



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