Demko walked us through video breakdowns for close to an hour and did not disappoint in his ability and willingness to explain how he sees the game unfold in front of him, and how he chooses his depth, save selections and post integrations based on a variety of factors.
We enjoyed our video session so much with Demko that after sharing his debut last week, we decided to go back-to-back and roll out his second breakdown right away.
After starting with an odd-man rush, Demko has to sort out an in-zone sequence against the Chicago Blackhawks and fellow American Patrick Kane in his second breakdown:
Perhaps just as importantly, what players are less of a threat and why?
Where do you think Kane is sending this puck?
Now watch the entire sequence to see if this played out as you expected:
What factors do you think go into that decision?
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