How many times have you heard this line before? “Aw come on, it wasn’t a great save. He shot it right into the goalie’s glove!”
In his article Elite Snipers 101, Jonathan Quick describes how 90 per cent of a save happens before a player shoots the puck, especially in the NHL. Then he explains what makes elite snipers so difficult for goaltenders to face by highlighting NHL snipers in action.
Read the full article to understand a goaltender perspective of what happens on the ice.