Purpose In this drill players practice putting the puck in front of the net as well as going to the front of the net when they don’t have the puck.
Purpose Players learn to pass off the boards to teammates. Setup Players form two lines – one at the goal line and one at the blue line. The coach
Purpose This drill helps younger players develop an awareness of where the puck is. Setup You can run this drill in two or three circles, depending on how many
Purpose Players learn to push their passes and then to cushion them upon reception. Setup Players pair off and form two lines facing each other. Each pair has a puck.
Purpose Players learn to combine two skills, skating and passing, in this drill. Setup Players form four lines – two facing one net, and two facing the other net.
Purpose Players learn to deal with bad passes. Setup Players form two lines along the boards. Two coaches stand at center ice. How it Works A coach blows his whistle or says “Go” to start.
Purpose Players practice a variety of passing skills. Setup Create five groups of players and station each group at one of the circles. How it Works A
Purpose Pairs of offensive and defensive players learn to work together to beat the other side. Setup Offensive players form two lines in the corner. Defensive players form two