Category Archives: PRO Goaltending Blog Entries

Thoughts and analysis in the world of goaltending by Michael Lawrence and Eli Rassi.

The Journey To Representing Your Country (part 1- Sebastian Dahm)

During the IIHF World Championships this year in Russia, PRO Goaltending saw two students play for their respective countries. In this two-part series, we sit down with Sebastian Dahm (Team Denmark) and Sandro Zurkirchen (Team Switzerland) to talk about their journey to representing their country. I first met Sebastian Dahm in 2006 when I was […]

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Denmark’s Wall

Dahm in imposing form : Author Andy Potts : Danish goalie Sebastian Dahm has impressed in Russia – but puts his team’s success so far down to a more positive approach to the game. Danish goalie Sebastian Dahm was the star of his team’s qualifying round. The Graz 99ers netminder was in sensational form, with […]

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MICHAEL LAWRENCE REFLECTS ON SPENGLER CUP-WINNING YEAR IN SWITZERLAND

Greg Balloch – InGoal Magazine Finding a way to shut down Auston Matthews is suddenly a major concern of NHL teams, since he will likely be taken first overall at the upcoming draft. It’s a task that Michael Lawrence, goaltending coach for Ambrì-Piotta of the Swiss National League, knows all too well. Instead of spending […]

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2016 NHL Draft Preview

I love this time of year. The weather is warm (finally!), the NHL playoffs are intensifying with each passing game, and the World Championships is giving players the opportunity to prolong their season. In fact, PRO Goaltending student Sebastian Dahm is playing for Team Denmark this year. If you don’t know about Sebastian’s journey as […]

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Ups and Downs as a Pro Goaltender

I might not have the longest of careers being only 28. But this is my story about how things don’t always go the way you think, and how fragile an even promising pro career can be. After playing juniors in the OHL my pro career startet out better than I could have ever hoped for. […]

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Ken Appleby leads Generals to Memorial Cup Championship

We are very proud of Ken and the hard work he has put in over the years.  He deserves all the success that has come with it.  Ken led his Oshawa Generals to a Memorial Cup Championship after a great season.  Ken played in 50 regular season games and posted big numbers with a league […]

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Beskorowany Back On NHL Radar

In 41 games with Dusseldorfer EG in the DEL, Tyler Beskorowany posted a 2.53 GAA and .920 SVS%.  Tyler earned DEL goalie of the year as he took a team that finished last the season before all the way to the semi-finals. Tyler looks to continue his strong play back on North American soil for the […]

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Dahm Just Keeps Getting Better

Long time Pro goaltending student/instructor Sebastian Dahm had a career year at 27.  One of our hardest workers we have ever had, thumb Sebastian just keeps getting better with age.  Dahm set the mark with the top SVS% of .927 in 34 games for Rodovre in the Danish Elite League this season.  He then went […]

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Guerriero finds stride with NCAA route

Carmine was a standout in 29 starts as a sophomore with the UAH Chargers this season.  He was nominated for the Mike Richter Award which honors the most outstanding goaltender in NCAA men’s ice hockey.  Carmine had a special night when he set the WCHA single-game record with 76 saves against Michigan Tech in the […]

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Big Picture – OHL Draft Eligible, Michael DiPietro

Facing pressure at the highest level is never easy.  It takes professional athletes years to navigate and control the outputs that come with it.  Pressure for most is fear… something they can’t completely control. For Michael DiPietro, fear and pressure are viewed as simply minor hills in the big picture of life. During his OHL […]

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