January 2022 - Issue4
Grow your knowledge of the game.
This month, The Academy tips it's mask to Göran Per-Eric "Pelle" Lindbergh. Lindbergh was the first European-born goaltender to be drafted in the NHL Entry Draft and went on to play only five seasons with the Philadelphia Flyers. Lindbergh died at age 26 in a single-car accident five months after leading the Flyers to the 1985 Stanley Cup Finals and winning the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's top goaltender.
December May 24, 1958 - November 11, 1985
Teamwork is the core of great goaltending.
Develop your own strategies.
In this article from InGoal Magazine, goalie coach Pasco Valana gives some tips and strategies on how to control rebounds. REBOUND CONTROL: TAKING AWAY THE SECOND SHOT.
Grow your Hockey IQ
This month The netMINDer recommends The Art of War by Sun Tzu
This insightful book is 1000s of years old. It contains information on how to carry yourself, especially in a world where everyone is trying to get your attention. "Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.” Here is a great video to help guide you through the book.