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It’s been a memorable couple months for Devin Cooley since being acquired by his hometown San Jose Sharks at the NHL Trade Deadline on March 8.

Since then, he’s made his NHL debut, won his first NHL game in front of family and friends for the team they all grew up cheering, and made 49 saves in a 3-1 win against Seattle and his one-time USHL playing partner and long-time mentor and friend, Joey Daccord.

Cooley made a lot of memories — and headlines with some notable mindset quotes – along the way, and he walked us through them all in an equally memorable appearance on the InGoal Radio Podcast. The energetic 26-year-old was also gracious enough to sit down for an extended video review session for Pro Reads, but before we shared some of the saves we had clipped, Cooley had one ready that he wanted to review. It involved using his head to react into shots headed for the top short-side corner when you’re in reverse-VH.

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