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There’s A Goalie/Writer Spy In The Dressing Room

The first international ice hockey championship the United States won after the Miracle On Ice came in 1987 when a U-17 team featuring future pros like Jeremy Roenick, Mike Modano and Tony Amonte served notice that America was about to become a hockey power. The goalie that anchored that team was Buffalo native Ken Baker. … Continue reading

The Only Rule In Goalie Derby: There Are No Rules

I’ve had many great goaltending adventures, but few of them were like when I entered the anything-goes “Goalie Derby” at the 2005 Hockey Summit Of The Arts. Luckily, my friend Joseph McGinty was also there with a video camera and put together this excellent piece about it:

Goaltending Is For People With A Martyr Complex

Why do people become goalies? It’s an age old question that philosophical followers of hockey love to ponder. In my case the reason why I became a goalie was because my eight-year-old self was a pretty horrible skater. And if I was in net I wouldn’t have to skate, right? Young me’s arrival between the … Continue reading