Bruins Academy: Shot Blocking With Adam McQuaid

It might be one of the more painful aspects of the game, but shot blocking is becoming an increasingly important part of NHL teams’ defensive strategies.

Boston Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid broke down how he approaches blocking a shot, and there’s a lot that goes into taking one for the team.

Check out all of McQuaid’s tips in the video above.

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