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When Los Angeles Kings goalie Troy Grosenick talked about the importance of glove positioning to keep it active while reviewing a couple leather larcenies against the Colorado Avalanche during his Pro Reads debut this week, it invoked memories of a drill we saw him do before.

It was almost four years ago, at the NET360 Goalie Camp in Kelowna, and Grosenick was at the end of a long movement session with Devan Dubnyk, Everett Silvertips goalie coach James Jensen, and current San Jose Sharks goalie coach Evgeni Nabokov when they decided to do a little hand work. Nabokov and Grosenick shared this drill, in which the goalie moves his glove hand randomly around the catching area and the goalie shoots at any time:

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