Hockey Share Drill of the Week: One Touch Warmup

https://hockeyshare-animation.s3.amazonaws.com/video-2068244-1491851526.mp4   Drill Description: The first player in each line performs two quick touch passes with the player on the dot. The player on the dot returns the puck to the next player in line. One side gets the return pass in the slot and takes a shot – the other side continues around the […]

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Jay Woodcroft: Creating Offense From the Cycle

You can’t coach offense, right? Not the case, according to Jay Woodcroft of the Edmonton Oilers. The video excerpt below was captured just after Woodcroft and head coach Todd McLellan moved on from the offensive firepower of the San Jose Sharks to a hard-luck story in Alberta’s northern capital that would gift them some kid […]

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Jeremy Rupke: The Finer Details of Shooting the Puck

  “He scored 50 goals in the NHL, I think he knows what he’s talking about.” The debate about the proper way to shoot rages on, and for Jeremy Rupke, it’s an argument that’s not really worth our time. Why? Because there’s more than one way to shoot the puck. Just like there are players […]

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3 Tips for Young Defensemen to Master Backwards Transitions

Vancouver Hockey School students work on backwards transitions at Rep Prep Camp   As a coach or parent of a young defenseman you watch in agony as your future star continuously gets skated around while attempting to play a 1 vs 1. You hear the coach or parent yelling in desperation “pivot, pivot backwards” without […]

Vancouver Hockey School students work on backwards pivots during skating camp

Hockey Share Drill of the Week – Breakout 2 on 1 Timing

    Drill Description:  D1 starts behind the net and passes to F1. F1 cuts down to the hash marks – always facing D to receive the breakout pass. F2 cuts into the zone and across the ice, timing the play to receive the pass in the middle of the ice. F1 passes to F2. […]

Hockey Share Drill of the Week – 3 on 3 with Neutral QB

    Drill Description:  1) Players compete 3 on 3 2) When a change of posession occurs, players must pass out to coaches before they can attack the net Notes: Coaches can be substitued with extra D to keep more skaters involved. To keep the drill competitive, you can have the group that scores stay […]

Hockey Share Drill of the Week – 3 on 3 Time Bomb

    Drill Description:  Teams play 3 on 3 in the neutral zone. If the puck goes past the blue line, the attacking team has 3 seconds to regain control of the puck. The defensive team is not allowed to cross the blue line. If the offensive team fails to retreive the puck in 3 […]

Hockey Share Drill of the Week – 4 Corner Criss Cross Passing

    Drill Description:  X1 passes to X2 and begins looping around the far NZ faceoff dot. X2 passes across the ice to X3 and gets an immediate return pass. X2 passes across ice to X1 who is looping around the far dot line (staying out of the center circle). Opposite lines go simultaneously. Notes: […]

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