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CoachThem Hockey Drill of the Week: Coyotes neutral-zone slash

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Accuracy, timing, and touch are the focus of this fast-paced drill, which emphasizes penetrating the neutral zone with speed to create prime scoring chances and rebound opportunities.

Drill description

  • F1 starts off with puck and passes to D1, D1 passes across to D2
  • F2 at the same time, times the drill and slashes hard across the neutral-zone
  • F1 loops down turning towards the boards then receives a pass back from D2
  • F1 bumps the puck to F2 and continues to skate hard to the net looking for a rebound
  • F2 shoots to score or create a rebound chance

Key points

  • F2 times the slash
  • Both ends at the same time, make sure to stay on your side of the ice

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