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Habs Season Thread: 2023-24 Season

A goalie coach told me last year that a lot of the goalies today don't/didn't grow up playing baseball, and that has negatively impacted their glove hands in hockey. It kinda makes sense.
one of the downsides of having to play only one sport if you want move up the ranks.
 
Except that most of the "research" says that talented multi-sport athletes (up to 14-15) tend to go farther than than the young kid specialists. They have a bigger toolbox, as they say.
Also young kid specialists tend to get hurt.

Also a Dr said the other day, the slew of hip issues w NHL players is overplaying the sport from a young age and not diversifying sports to enable other balanced muscular growth
 
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