Devon Levi has quickly become a favourite with his Pro Reads, and with the Buffalo Sabres top prospect excelling in the American Hockey League, including a .925 save percentage that ranks second, we realized it was past due for another video breakdown with the first-year pro.


This starts as a 2-on-4 zone entry rush chance that quickly ends up below the goal line:

Despite the numbers favoring Buffalo here, it’s easy to identify the dangerous player in the freeze frame above, in large part because none of the Sabres cover him.
With that in mind, what do you make of Levi’s post-integration choice?
Can you see why he might need to be in a Reverse here?
Can you see benefits to staying on his feet instead?


Now watch the entire sequence to see if you’d change your answers to either question:

Beyond the decision to be in Reverse, did anything stand out about the way Levi made the save on a bang-bang low-high play in tight? Watch again and see if you can identify keys.


Now let’s hear from Levi on how he saw on this save:

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