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Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Frederik Andersen returns for his fifth installment of Pro Reads, which begins with him breaking down a shoot-or-pass decision from the middle of the ice, continues with a loose-puck scramble and ends with a nice glove save from his posterior.​

The Save

Now let’s look at the entire save sequence, including the ensuing scramble and glove save.

The first is a situation every goalie can relate to: that helpless feeling when you make a save but aren’t sure where the puck ended up, and know reacting too actively or panicked could result in you accidentally propelling it into your own net. So, as much as it may look like a desperation scramble, see if you can spot anything specific in the way Andersen handles it?

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