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J​​ake Allen adds to his record as our most prolific Pro Reads goalie, with his 14th (eight from his time with the St. Louis Blues and now six from the Montreal Canadiens) video review session.
Based on his valuable insights and openness sharing them in the first 13 entries, it’s no surprise Allen has become one of our favorites in this space, delivering both quality and quantity.

THE SCENARIO

Allen is facing a power play against the Ottawa Senators, with a trio of skilled players working to his right: Tim Sutzle with the puck on the half wall, Brady Tkachuk as one passing option down below the goal line and Evgenii Dadonov ready to shoot inside the faceoff circle:

What information are you looking for at this point if you are Allen?

Who is the most dangerous player on the ice in this scenario?

As Stutzle passes down low to Tkachuk, who starts moving his feet toward the net at the same time, does your answer change in terms of who is the most dangerous player on the ice?

Allen is still holding his feet in the freeze frame above; what do you think of that? Would you be thinking about dropping into a reverse, or RVH, at this point? If not, when?

THE SAVE

Watch the entire save sequence now to see if your expectations played out on the ice:

https://ingoalmag.com/magazine/2021/02/02/jake-allen-pro-read-7-vh-vs-rvh-and-a-lost-stick-in-a-pk-scramble/

ProReads with Jake Allen: Understanding Shooters Tendencies

Jake Allen Pro Read 6: Odd Man Rush vs. Patrick Kane

https://ingoalmag.com/magazine/2020/08/17/jake-allen-pro-read-penalty-kill-2-on-1/

https://ingoalmag.com/magazine/2020/06/16/jake-allen-post-integration-and-patience-vs-jonathan-toews/

Pro-Reads: Jake Allen Reads Through Traffic

Jake Allen Pro Reads

https://ingoalmag.com/magazine/2021/03/16/jake-allen-pro-read-8/

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