For coaches, is there a more fun part of the game to break down on video than the power play?
Certainly, it’s an enjoyable part of Mitch Giguere’s job, as the video coach of Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod of the KHL. Giguere spoke recently about 1-3-1 power play tactics, specifically regarding the players on the flanks.
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You can give different looks at your opposition, even with the same 1-3-1 set-up, depending on the handedness of your flankers. Giguere dove into each one — strong side, single one-timer, and double one-timer (umbrella) — to look at the advantages and disadvantages of each.
If Giguere’s name looks familiar to you, that’s probably because it probably is, as he is a contributor with The Coaches Site, regularly breaking down video for us.
Check out the preview video above, and watch the full 24-minute presentation below with a membership to The Coaches Site.