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

In Drills by Kelvin Cech

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

 

 


About the Author

Kelvin Cech

Kelvin is the Editor in Chief of The Coaches' Site and an assistant coach with the UBC Thunderbirds Men's Varsity hockey team.

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