Drill of the Week: Jets 3 to the Puck Breakout & Net Front Battle

Drill Description:

  • D and X (forechecker) gap up, and D retrieves puck under pressure
  • F supports D who accepts pressure and passes to F, or bumps puck
  • F retrieves and passes puck off boards to D on the point
  • D drags and shoots, F and X become teammates and go to net for 2on1

Key Points:

  • Communication,
  • Deception,
  • Quick puckhandling in traffic



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