Stanley Cup champion Alex Killorn discusses perseverance, meditation, and channeling your nerves to optimize your performance
Tampa Bay Lightning forward and Stanley Cup champion Alex Killorn discusses why patience was a virtue on his way to the NHL, how meditation is one of his keys to success on the ice, and what he’s learned about nerves and how to channel them in a positive way. He also shares how he and his teammates overcame the adversity of the COVID-19 playoff bubble on the way to their Stanley Cup victory. Alex dives deep on becoming a hockey player (2:28 ), finding confidence in sports (6:04 ), his NHL call-up (11:21 ), recovery in hockey and his WHOOP insights (14:49 ), the COVID shutdown (18:43 ), being upset by Columbus in the 2019 playoffs (22:46 ), the 5-overtime game (24:49 ), meditation (28:57 ), staying calm when the pressure is on (30:56 ), the challenges of the bubble (36:19 ), dealing with nerves, (40:48 ), winning the Cup (42:03 ), and how he's been such a durable player (46:01 ).
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