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Mike Valley: 10 lessons from career of former Stars goalie coach part 8

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The Driver Drives the Car

When we started this 10-part series with former Dallas Stars goaltending coach Mike Valley, we teased it as lessons from a fascinating career path on the ice as a player and coach, and off it in a variety of capacities as a self-described serial entrepreneur. It’s lived up the billing, especially when he combined soccer star Zlatan Ibrahimovic with a young Henrik Lundqvist and Cal Petersen last week, and it continues with lessons from a NASCAR pit crew this week.

It includes Valley’s personal video of a pit stop gone wrong, and lessons from it. It’s an important one for goalies on the need to take responsibility for your performances, development and preparation, and for goalie parents and goalie coaches as well on how to make sure they don’t create goalies that are overly dependent on them for everything.

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