The WHL’s All-Time Winningest Coach Don Hay: D-Zone Drills

When you think about Kamloops Blazers Head Coach Don Hay, it’s impossible not to think about the grassroots development of junior hockey in this country. It’s also hard to believe that he actually spent time in the NHL with the Calgary Flames, Phoenix Coyotes, and Anaheim Ducks. Every coach in the hockey fraternity knows the […]

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Ask A Coach: BCHL Coquitlam Express Head Coach Jason Fortier: Dealing With Change And Believing In The Process

Accepting a head coaching job in early December isn’t easy, particularly when you have to move from one side of the country to the other. That’s exactly what Jason Fortier did. The new bench boss of the BCHL’s Coquitlam Express went from the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League to the Ontario […]

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CoachThem Drill of the Week – Cleveland NZ Shooting

Drill Description: F1 and F3 leave at the same time. F1 and F3 start of skating backwards playing give and go as they skate around the center circle F1 passes to F2. F2 quickly passes to F3 line and quick passes across ice to F3 that has looped around. F3 would have passed to F4 who […]

CoachThem Ice Hockey Coach Tips and Drills NZ Shooting

CoachThem Drill of the Week – Bump Back

Drill Description: Opposite blue lines start at the same time F1 loops out gets a pass from F, F1 bumps it back. F continues around with a bump back with the line he started from. F1 skates across blue line receives a pass from F2, F1 bumps it back and continues wide. F2 skates out and passes […]

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Pro Skills & Drills with Mats Lindgren – Passing Progressions

The Coaches Site and Mats Lindgren Elite Hockey is proud to present a new wave of on-ice drills you can use to deliver skill development in your practices today. Mats Lindgren is a former professional hockey player, a skilled forward who had stops with the Edmonton Oilers, New York Islanders, and Vancouver Canucks. Mats is […]

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CoachThem Drill of the Week – 2 Way, 2 vs 1

Drill Description: Version A – On Whistle, from both ends F1 passes puck to who walks the line and takes a shot on goal while F1 skates to the front of the net for a tip. – F1 continues to skate receiving a pass from F2, and continues to skate down the wall, F2 skates hard to jump […]