2015 Hockey Coaches Conference
Topic: Defense Development Plan
Presenter: Paul Boutilier – Assistant Coach, Saint John Sea Dogs
Paul Boutilier won a Stanley Cup with the New York Islanders as a defenceman and created the Defense Development Program based on his playing and coaching experience. He has implemented the plan as a consultant with the Nashville Predators and it has also had an impact on a young D-core in Saint John’s. In his presentation, Paul breaks down the position down in all three zones and offers new theories of how the position can be taught. Gain a unique perspective on how you can make a big difference in the development of your defencemen.