Carey Price Training Videos

While for the most part, finding NHL goalie training videos is pretty challenging, Carey Price is a different story. Every goalie, even goalies at the...

How To Dress A Youth Hockey Goalie: Step by Step

So you've got a goalie on your hands, you're in luck! Dressing a goalie isn't as hard, nor as scary, as some parents might make...

Setting Yourself Up For Success: How To Have Success As A Goalie

“Mentally, Physically, Emotionally” - this article was written by Dan Allison, head of strength and conditioning at the Inflow Wellness Academy. Follow him on...

Pre Game Routines for Goalies

Goalies, maybe unlike any other athletes on the planet, create some pretty intense pre game routines. For some, it may seem like a lot. For...

Must Watch Sports Motivation Videos

Goalies, like any athlete, need the motivation to go out there day in and day out honing their craft. And like any athlete, sometimes...

Warrior Ritual G4 Pro Goalie Gear Release: Everything We Know

Warrior goalie takes an interesting approach when it comes to marketing their gear. Warrior is one of the only "Big" goalie brands that does not...

Vaughn Velocity VE8 Gear Release: Everything We Know

The Vaughn Velocity VE8 line of goalie gear is on the way: Here's what we know Vaughn will jump in to the mix of those...

RVH for Goalies: How To Execute And When To Use

What does RVH in goaltending stand for? It means Reverse, Vertical, Horizontal. This relates to a goalies leg positioning on the post. The acronym "RVH"...

The 11 Best Nutrition Books For Athletes

As a serious athlete, you need every step you can get. Whether it's mental or a physical edge on the ice, as long as...

Bauer’s Digital Printing: The Next Big Innovation in Goalie Pads?

At the 2018 World Junior Tournament, Bauer demonstrated that when it comes to digital printing on their gear, the sky is pretty much the...

What Should I Do If My Hockey Career Doesn’t Work Out?

For 99.9% of athletes in the world, becoming a professional athlete just might not work out the way we planned. And that is OK. Without diving...

Scott Darling To Debut New Brian’s Optik Pads with Carolina

Scott Darling has always crushed it with his gear. From stock, to sock and custom graphics Darling and the team at his pad manufacturer...

NHL Goalie Gear Tracker 2017 2018

Our 2017 / 2018 NHL Goalie Gear Tracker will cover gear worn by NHL goalies during the the 17/18 NHL season. For the sake...

Devan Dubnyk, Goalie Minnesota Wild

Devan Dubnyk: 6'6" Goaltender Born in Regina Canada Biography: Devan Dubnyk is a product of the Western Hockey League in Canada (read our article "Understanding Junior...

Understanding Junior Hockey: The Path to the NHL

With dozens of different Junior Hockey Leagues throughout North America and hundreds of Junior Hockey teams, understanding it all can be a bit of...

Bauer Vapor 1X OD1N Goalie Pads: Everything We Know

The Bauer Vapor 1X OD1N line of goalie pads was one of the most anticipated lines of goalie pads in recent memory. In this post, we'll...

2018 World Junior Hockey Tournament: Goalie Gear Tracker

It's getting to be that time of year again. The World Junior Hockey Tournament is (in our humble opinion) one of our favorite hockey...

Best Sports Psychology Books for Athletes

For athletes that compete at the highest level, they will take every advantage they can get. Whether it's building a high performance diet training...

What Hockey Goal Pegs Should I Buy?

Ever wonder why nets at a high level stick so well? Here's a hint: they're not using a standard goal net peg. There are a couple...

Guardian Quik Anchor Pegs Review

Guardian Anchor Pegs anchor your net in place while protecting a goalies skate blades from dulling and nicks during practice. As a lead off, we...

Christmas Gifts for Goalies

How To Buy Christmas Gifts for Goalies First off, let's be perfectly clear. This list of Christmas presents for goalies isn't just for use during the...

What Are The Best Supplements for Athletes?

If you're a serious athlete, there's a good chance you've already been experimenting with a variety of different supplements. Think of it like a car....

What Are The Best Vitamins for Athletes?

Elite level athletes can maximize their output by making a few small adjustments to their morning routine. When you think of putting fuel in to...

Finding The Best Hockey Goalie Jock

When it comes to protecting a goalie, arguably the most important piece of protective equipment is the jock. Related: finding the right youth goalie jock Finding...

Warrior Ritual X Pro Goalie Cup Review: Best On the Market?

After years of a Bauer Reactor jock (note, hard to find, the Supreme or Vapor is essentially the same thing), an upgrade is necessary....

Goalie Entrepreneurs: Starting A Goalie Business

What's a goalie business? For that, there isn't really an answer. Maybe we'll coin the phrase goaliepreneurs.. Never mind. Hey, for most of us, playing in the...

How To Paint A Goalie Mask

Look, I get it. Not everybody can afford a goalie mask painter and that's OK. Painting your own goalie mask, whether it be using a beginner...

Complete Guide to Hockey Goalie Skate Sharpening

Skate sharpening. Get it right and you'll take it for granted. Wrong, on the other hand, can turn what should've been a great practice/game into a...

Sparx Skate Sharpener Review: Worth It?

Sparx Skate Sharpener Review (from purchase to use, in a skeptics perspective) October 17th, 2017: I give up. Up until this year, getting my goalie skates...

Darcy Kuemper Gains Depth for Save (Analysis)

Darcy Kuemper, goaltender for the Los Angeles Kings, makes a nice save versus the Anaheim Ducks early in the 2017-18 season. In this piece, we're...

Jonathan Quick: Goalie, Los Angeles Kings

*This is the first post in a series of articles we're working on for goaliecoaches.com, called "Scouting". Each post will feature a brief bio...

Jonathan Mor: Playing in the USA NTDP

In this article, we interview USA NTDP Goaltender Jonathan Mor. Follow Jonathan on Instagram and Twitter. Featured photo by @mmaheuphoto Jonathan Mor, goaltender for the USA National...

Myofascial Release: The Complete Guide

What is myofascial release? Why does myofascial release apply to athletes? Is there something I should be doing about it? These are all questions we get asked...

Self Myofascial Release for Athletes: How To Foam Roll

Myofascial Release, a hands on muscle recovery technique, can be done using just a foam roller. For some athletes (like, Tom Brady), going to...

Muscle Recovery Aids for Goalies

The hockey season can be a long and grueling one, especially for goalies. On the ice 5+ times per week throughout the season, often...
Penn State Goalie Mask painted by Jason Livery of Head Strong Grafx

Best College Goalie Mask Paintjobs 2017/18

The 2017/2018 college hockey season is almost upon us, and masks are starting to drop like flies. This list is ordered not from first to...
This photo is of the Bauer ODIN 2S gear Henrik Lundqvist will reportedly wear during the 2017 season.

Bauer ODIN 2S Gear Release: Everything We Know

The latest Bauer ODIN 2S Gear is on the way: Live Blog Along with Brian's (OPTIK), CCM and their new Premier II series of pads,...
Roberto Luongo posed for Instagram in his new CCM Premier II gear on Thursday, August 3rd

Latest CCM Premier 2 Release: Everything We Know

CCM Premier 2 Goalie Gear Release: Live Blog As expected, the CCM Premier II (Premier 2) line of goalie gear is slowly being released this...
This was a screenshot of a photo of the latest OPTIK goalie gear from Brian's Custom Sports

Brian’s OPTIK Goalie Gear: The Breakdown and Everything We Know

Brian's OPTIK Gear Release: November 1st, 2017 We will continually update this post with photos of the latest gear release from Brian's Custom Sports, a...
Eddie Lack Calgary Flames 2017 Brian's Custom Sports Gear

Eddie Lack’s New Gear for 2017 Calgary Flames

So proud of Brians and taking the next step with them. These new pads are Trevor Kidd inspired for sure and can't wait to...
Mark Dekanich Reading Royals Brians SubZero3

Best Brian’s SubZero 3 Designs of All Time

The SubZero line from Brian's Custom Sports will soon be a thing of the past (with the company recently announcing the latest Brian's OPTIK...
Corey Crawford Chicago Blackhawks 2017 Goalie Mask

Corey Crawford’s 2017 Mask Chicago Blackhawks

A post shared by CCM Goalie (@ccmgoalie) on Aug 4, 2017 at 5:25am PDT //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js If Corey Crawford's 2017 Mask indicates anything about his setup, we'll...
Marc Andre Fleury's 2017 Vegas Golden Knights Mask

Marc Andre Fleury’s 2017 Vegas Golden Knights Mask

A post shared by CCM Goalie (@ccmgoalie) on Aug 3, 2017 at 10:03am PDT //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js CCM dropped some fire on their Snapchat & Instagram accounts this...

Goalie Nutrition 101

Full article coming soon.
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Box Control in Goaltending (Videos)

Earlier this year, I had posted an article (on our old website, old design) -- called "The Complete Guide to Box Control". It was...

Meet Rob Liddell, newest member of the Goalie Coaches team

First, if you're not familiar with our story-- read that first.  This is a pretty big day for Goalie Coaches. Second, equally as important-- the integrity...
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How To T-Push for Goalies with Dave Rogalski

This breakdown and demonstration is done by Minnesota Professional Goaltending Coach (clients like Charlie Lindgren, Adam Wilcox, Jake Kielly, Jake Oettinger, and dozens and...

A Letter To Me

Editors Note: this was written by Chris Truehl (Quinnipiac University): Above Photo by Photo by Jennifer Hoffman.   Dear Nine-Year-Old Chris, As you stand at your mailbox, holding...

RVH: Skate on Post vs. Toe Lock on Post (Dubnyk Gives Up Goal)

First, you can watch the goal above. The Minnesota Wild were eliminated from the playoffs during this game, this goal ultimately on the way to...

Goal Analysis and Drill: Frederik Andersen vs. Braden Holtby

Andersen lets up a "squeaker", could he have done anything differently? First off, let's take a look at the actual goal. Oshie picks up a puck...

Trust The Process

Editors Note: this post was written by Stefanos Lekkas, University of Vermont. This photo credit is to Alastair Ingram of UVMAthletics.com It all started when I...

Slow And Steady

Editors Note: this post was written by Evan Moyse, NAHL I had first learned to ice skate at Naga-Waukee Ice Arena in Delafield, Wisconsin. “Go slow...

Thank You, Juniors (by Logan Halladay)

Editors Note: this was written by Logan Halladay: today, April 4th, is the last day to enter to win his 2017 Mask worn in...
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Swivel Vision Goggles A Complete Review

There is little question that vision training for athletes is one of the fastest growing training techniques in sports as a whole. In an article...

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