Purpose

Puck control over a long distance.

Setup

  • Players line up in the corner of the rink. Give the first six players pucks. 1 lap puck control stickhandling drill

How it Works

  1. Coach blows his whistle or says “Go.”
  2. Skaters control the puck all of the way around the outside of the ice.
  3. Next player goes when player in front of him reaches the center line.
  4. Have players perform 1-3 reps.

Coaching Tips

  • Players should be skating with their heads up, not down staring at the puck.
  • This is a great drill to run either as a warm-up or a cool down.