Wolf, who is currently up with the Calgary Flames after being named the top goalie in the AHL each of his first two seasons and league MVP last year, recently walked us through the routine he uses to get those edges — and his body — warmed up ahead of practice and on game days.
It starts with double skulls back and forth from one side of the rink to the other, then single-leg skulls, single-leg circles forward and backward, and finally a rotational skating move where he puts the blade of his stick in his glove and keeps his hands out in front of him.
“A little bit of everything,” Wolf explains in the video below. “I have been doing this warm up for 4-5 years now. Just kind of feeling your edges and making sure it’s all in one piece.”
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