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After working through a couple of variations of crease movement patterns in our first two parts of this progression with Minnesota Wild goaltending development coach Richard Bachman, we moved into a lateral rush drill focused on small shuffles and stance adjustments.

The series concludes with another drill, but this time it incorporates a dead-angle shot too, creating a decision for Vancouver Giants prospect Matthew Hutchison on when (or whether) to use an overlap, and then how to best get re-organized on his post after the initial shot, something that was a focal point in the second crease movement tip in this series.

Bachman walks Hutchison through the decision making and the drill in this first video, including a good discussion on starting rush drills from the same place we would play a rush chance:

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