When you trust yourself, you stop behaving as erratically. I learnt to stop myself from sliding out of goal, flying around the D when you don’t need to be.
The first game I played in the Netherlands, I learnt very quickly how high the skill levels were among the guys over there; playing against Rotterdam, in front of a packed crowd of 3,000 baying supporters.
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David Harte writes a regular column for The Hockey Paper. Read his past opinions and thoughts here