Joseph Woll Photo Gavin Napier/Icon Sportswire
Woll showed he’s ready for that chance after posting a .911 save percentage in his first four NHL starts last season before an injury cut things short, and a big part of that is how well the 24-year-old thinks the game. It was on display in his first three Pro Reads sessions with InGoal, and that trend continues in this latest video breakdown against the San Jose Sharks.
After sharing keys for managing odd-man rushes and breakaways in his past two Pro Reads, this time Woll walks us through an end-zone play that includes a screen and deflection:
Looking at that photo, what are the primary threats? What do you think of how Woll is handling that screen using a short-side lane to see the puck? With that screen also moving to his left, is there a point at which you think he’ll have to switch his sight line to the middle?
Keep that last question in mind as you watch the save video below:
THE PRO READ
Now let’s check in with Woll for his breakdown and screen management tips:
More on Screens
James Remier also had some great advice on dealing with screens in these two Pro-Reads:
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