Jake Allen: Post Integration and Patience vs. Jonathan Toews

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Today we welcome back Jake Allen for the third of several Pro Reads after the St. Louis Blues stopper sat down with us for more than an hour to review video. If you haven’t already, be sure to check out Allen’s first two Pro Reads, which started with Allen facing multiple deflections through traffic and some sound advice on how to find and choose your lanes around screens, and continued with him staring down Patrick Kane from the faceoff circle.

Like his first two Pro Reads segments, this one also involves the Chicago Blackhawks, but this time Allen walks us through video of a multi-faceted sequence that includes his approach to post integration in two different situations: one behind the net and another above the goal line (and, as he notes makes a difference, one on his glove side and another from his blocker side).

The Save

Now let’s take a look at the entire save sequence on video:

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