CoachThem Hockey Drill of the Week: QB and flanker

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Courtesy of KHL video coach and contributor to The Coaches Site, Mitch Giguere, this drill will help your players master using the flanker on the power play.

It’s one of over 45 drills featured in the 2020 Virtual Hockey Summit Drill eBook we’ve assembled in partnership with CoachThem. Click here to sign up for the eBook.

Drill description

  • D skates down the wall and pivots backwards, as the D makes their pivot, F1 passes them the puck.
  • D skates across the line with deception and F1 follows the D up, getting inside the blue line dot.
  • D gives it back to F1, who then attacks downhill.
  • 2nd puck, same start as above, but on opposite side.
  • 3rd puck, same start as above, but with both forwards. Start on (1) side. Both forwards are working on the seam pass.
  • 4th puck, same start as above, but on second side.

Key points

You can have three options with your flankers:

  1. Double one-timer
  2. Single one-timer
  3. Strong side

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