PGI CREASE PODCAST
In the summer of 2016 Lead Goalie Coach Cody Osborne began a mentorship tour in New York and Vancouver with NHL Goalie Coaches, NHL alumni and other seasoned vets of the goalie coaching community. This led to the podcast known as the PGI Crease Podcast which launched in August 2016. Tune into these podcasts as he chats coaching, scouting and much more around the game and position.
Episode 1 - Mitch Korn
In the first episode of the PGI Crease Podcast we talk to Mitch Korn, Goalie Coach on the 2018 Stanley Cup winning Washington Capitals, about Braden Holtby, his famous Korn Camps, tips for summer training and small goalies.
Episode 2 - Grant Fuhr
PGI follows up Episode 1 with Mitch Korn by speaking with 5-time Stanley Cup winner, Vezina & William Jennings trophy winner, 7-time All Star and Hall of Fame goalie Grant Fuhr. Along with his own goalie coaching experiences, he discusses working with Mitch Korn and goalie partner Ron Low, makes recommendations on other sports for goalies and reflects on his classic goalie textbook from 1988, Fuhr on Goaltending.
Episode 3 - Alex Auld
Alex discusses his playing career and how the many different goalie coaches shaped his NHL playing career and the approach he takes to coaching goalies in Vancouver with Elitegoalies.ca.
Episode 4 - Jonathan De Castro
Jonathan dives into his work with female goalies in the NWHL. His work with Olympian Nana Fujimoto guides the podcast along with his time mentoring with Mitch Korn and forming his New York-based company De Castro Goaltending. His insights in how to structure an engaging and meaningful training environment for goalies is top-notch. As a goalie parent himself, he understands both side of the glass. Another PGI classic interview.
Episode 5 - Justin Goldman
Justin talks about his writing career and the phone call with Mike Valley that changed his life. Now launching his third book, 'Embracing The Grind', Justin and Mike Valley interview goalies and coaches about the struggles of goaltending and facing personal battles behind the goaltender's mask. A book that will benefit more than just goalies, coaches and parents in hockey but all athletes.
Episode 6 - Pasco Valana
Pasco is helping shape goaltending in Canada and across North America. His committee work on the Hockey Canada Goaltending Certification Program ensures the position continues to grow nationally. Having worked with many great goalies he talks about the certification program and working with Mike Valley and Alex Auld through Elitegoalies.ca.
Episode 7 - Corey Lucas
Corey is dedicated to helping athletes maximize their potential through his successful mobile app, blog and website Mentally Charged. In this podcast interview he dives into the work he does with goalies and youth hockey players world-wide. Check out his PGI interview.
Episode 8 - Alex Gulstene
PGI talked with USA Hockey Goaltender Alex Gulstene about her call up to represent her country a number of times. She also shares her four pillars of goaltending greatness and what her goalie coaches have provided and meant to her game.
Episode 14 - Colin Fraser
After a break in on-ice sessions with Champion Hockey Development, PGI sat down with Stanley Cup winner Colin Fraser to talk coaching and the goaltenders from his stellar career.
Episode 9 - Ron Veit
Ron has been coaching goalies for 25 years. We talked coaching Carey Price in the WHL, his time with Potvin and translating his angling reference system on international rinks. He has been a mentor to PGI Lead Coach Cody.
Episode 15 - Thomas Magnusson and Stefan Ladhe
After a long hiatus from the mic, the PGI Crease Podcast returns with an interview with two of Sweden’s founding goalie coaches, Thomas Magnusson and Stefan Ladhe. We sat down after the 2018 Network Goaltending Symposium. We talked about coaching, education and innovation as well as their prolific careers with the Swedish Ice Hockey Federation and the development of the Sweden Hockey Institute.