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by | Sep 20, 2022 | 1 comment

One of or earliest InGoal Premium Pro Tips was a unique skating warm-up that featured Connor Hellebuyck and Laurent Brossoit and was designed to encourage proper rotation.

For those who don’t recall that original drill (and annual members can still go back and watch it), which was introduced by current Everett Silvertips goalie coach James Jensen, we’ll start this with a quick review before moving on to a great new twist added by new San Jose Sharks goalie coach Thomas Speer this summer with James Reimer and Beck Warm.

Jensen, who developed this routine working with a young Eric Comrie in California, would draw three simple diagrams on the ice, with each one representing a different degree of rotation:

The goalies would use those lines to help guide small, medium and large rotations while making lateral pushes, then use the same thing while making recovery pushes from the knees as demonstrated by Connor Hellebuyck in the following video:

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