Cal Petersen photo Ric Tapia/Icon Sportswire
Reign goaltending coach Matt Millar has adopted some of the game-day routines that Copley brought with him from the Washington Capitals organization and still uses several elements as part of their morning skate warm-ups with both Cal Petersen and Matthew Villalta.
InGoal Magazine was on hand for one of Petersen’s game-day warm-ups in mid-March, and while it isn’t the full routine they do at home because of the ice-time limitations that come with being the road team, there was still lots of great take aways. The in-tight work at the end, which can be found at the end, was particularly interesting, but we’ll start where they did:
Rather than start with static shooting from the middle of the ice as so many do, Petersen prefers to incorporate movement patterns right from the start of this routine:
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