Ice Hockey Coaching Tips & Drills


CoachThem Drill of the Week: Boston Net Drive 2on0

Get your practice off on the right skate by moving the puck and driving the net. Drill Description: Part 1 – F1 Passes to far D1, who passes to D2 – D2 then passes to F1 or F2 skating down the wide lanes – Shoot to create a rebound with net drive Part 2 – The forward who received […]

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The 5 Elements of the Clutch Performer

One Shining Moment, the NCAA mantra of champions as its athletes cut down nets in the wake of March Madness. Soon the NBA will kick off their playoff season, and of course the chase for Lord Stanley’s Cup begins this week. There’s no doubt each champion will have great performances from star players. But as we […]

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Offseason Training: The Importance Of Proper Physical Assessments

After a long season it’s important for players to take some time off and let their body rest. During this down time players should consider a regeneration phase by getting the necessary body care. You might be wondering what exactly a ‘regeneration phase’ is. It’s basically getting your player the proper body treatment they need […]

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The Regroup | April 9th: The Humboldt Broncos

The Humboldt Broncos It took me a long time to figure out what to say as news of the Humboldt Broncos’ bus accident on the highways of rural Saskatchewan began to drip out late Friday night. Like a lot of people in the hockey world, I was glued to the NHL playoff race and flipping […]

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Coach Enio: How Comparisons in Hockey & Life Turn Friends into Rivals

In a perfect world we would celebrate and genuinely enjoy the joys and accomplishments of others. Yet if we use others as a benchmark to evaluate ourselves, that creeping twinge of jealousy may undermine our ability to truly cherish the good things that come to others. Just remember: over time, things may even out, and a friend’s […]

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CoachThem Drill of the Week: Circle Passing

Today’s drill of the week is a vital warmup if you want the rest of your practice to run smoothly: Circle Passing. Drill Description: Random, quick passes between 5 players. Progression – Backhand – Player follow pass Key Points:  Maintain body position in front of the opposition player. For more drills visit ————> CoachThem More drills: […]

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