When they were goaltender coaches for the Ducks, Pete Peeters and Dwayne Roloson would sometimes don a mask and goalie pads and face shots in practice. They are former NHL goalies, so it was natural for them to fill in when a Ducks netminder was unavailable.
Will the newest Ducks goalie coach follow suit?
“Not going to happen,” Sudarshan Maharaj said. “Not in this lifetime.”
Let’s just say he veers from tradition.
Maharaj was promoted in the summer to replace Roloson following three seasons in the organization and six seasons with the New York Islanders. He doesn’t have a traditional background — he has Indian heritage, was born in Trinidad and never played in the...