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by | May 1, 2023 | 0 comments

Ontario Reign goaltending coach Matt Millar managed to combine a lot of different elements with one drill with goalie Matt Villalta during a late-season game day on the road.

While the focus is managing three different types of traffic, it also includes net play mechanics and making good reads off the release, as well as some skill work for the forwards.

The premise, though, is managing the various screen types.

“Long story short, it’s just three types of traffic: stationary, net front with a slide screen or moving away and then a guy off net,” Millar said. “So, Matt has got to kind of be aware of the traffic that’s developing or options that are off to the side of the net as well.”

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