Players learn to pass off the boards to teammates.


  • Players form two lines – one at the goal line and one at the blue line.
  • The coach stands midway between the two lines.
board passing hockey passing drill

How it Works

  1. Coach blows his whistle or says “Go” to start.
  2. Player at goal line passes the puck off the boards to his teammate at the blue line.
  3. Run the drill for 8-12 minutes.

Coaching Tips

  • This drill will have a bit of a learning curve as players need to discover the proper angles to use based on where their teammate is on the ice.
  • You can make this a little more difficult by trying to intercept the pass.
  • You can also run this drill by having the wing pass down to the goal line or having two players pass it back and forth for a certain number of passes.