Small Changes Lead to Big Success for Landon Bow

(Credit: Andy Nietupski/Texas Stars)
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Undrafted free agent goalie Landon Bow is making his mark in Texas. The rookie is halfway through his first season and currently leads the league in wins among first year players.

Texas added Bow on an AHL contract last season, after he spent most of the year in the ECHL and seriously impressed those who watched him there. He did enough to earn an NHL contract from the Dallas Stars this season and was pitted against Philippe Desrosiers for the backup role behind veteran Mike McKenna.

But now, halfway through the season, Bow has emerged as the starter for Texas.

Texas Stars goalie coach Jim Bedard noted the biggest contributing factor to Bow’s success has been “his ability to embrace small changes we made in his game to make him more efficient.”
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