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 […]

CoachThem Drill of the Week – Find the Pocket Man

Drill Description: The “Pocket”: A slang term used to denote an area on the ice most times referring to the slot. Getting open for a pass in the “sweet” spot in the slot – between the hash marks. Version B – F1 (facing boards) have to work the boards to find a passing lane to  F2 […]

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CoachThem Drill of the Week – 2 Shot Regroup Station

Drill Description: O1 starts in the middle of blue line and skates to either “sideboard” to receive the pass from X1 or X2. – After pass, X who passed battles net front against O2. O1 repeats to opposite “sideboard” and other X passes to O1 at the blue line and battles 2v1 net front against O2. O1 can […]

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CoachThem Drill of the Week – 2 vs 2 Point Shot Small Area Game

Drill Description: Emphasizes Offensive and Defensive Net Front Play Version 1 Begins with two players from each team inside the end zone, neutral goaltender and a point man from each team near the blue line. On a change of possession, each team must pass the puck to their point man before they can score. The point man can […]

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3 Super Secret Prescouting Tactics for Busy Hockey Coaches

At this point last year I was flying to Lethbridge and writing about mortgages, seaplanes, and residential drainage solutions. I’d recently accepted a role as assistant coach with the UBC Men’s Hockey Team, but prior to that, it was a juggling act to keep my hockey dream alive. I suppose that juggling act never really […]

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CoachThem Drill of the Week – 3 Man Full Ice Shots

Drill Description: On whistle First player goes and shoots from top of circle. Next player pauses then goes. It’s quick. After shot continue to bottom of circle and open up for a pass. Next 3 players have to be ready in line. Nice crisp hard passes on tape! First player heads straight down and shoots at […]

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CoachThem Drill of the Week – Choose Your Gap

Drill Description: D1 Starts with puck F1 starts on hashmarks. Can’t move until receives pass. On whistle F1 carries puck and passes to F1. F1 skates full speed down ice and takes D1 from other end on 1 on 1. D1 after passing skates hard and chooses which pylon to go around. Object it to […]

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CoachThem Drill of the Week – Narrow to Wide Ice Hockey Passing

Drill Description: Narrow passing down middle of ice, wide passing back.   Key Points: Hard crisp passes. Harder the Better   For more drills visit ————> CoachThem Access to our entire library of videos from our annual TeamSnap Hockey Coaches Conference. You can cancel any time, although after joining a community of coaches from all over the […]

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CoachThem Ice Hockey Drill of the Week – 3 vs 2 Zone Battle

  Key Points: Must make direct passes Can’t throw puck to other side Head up Use team Support team For more drills visit ————> CoachThem Access to our entire library of videos from our annual TeamSnap Hockey Coaches Conference. You can cancel any time, although after joining a community of coaches from all over the world using […]

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CoachThem Ice Hockey Drill of the Week – Designated Shooters

Description: Play 2v2. Each team has two designated shooters that they have to pass to before they are on offense. The D have to pass LD to RD before they can shoot on net. Defensive players F cannot defend the point buthave to pick up the players they are playing against. On the whistle the […]

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