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
Purpose Players learn to make a move with the puck (a spin) and then make a good pass to the next player. Setup Players form three lines – one
Purpose Players practice one-touch passing. Setup Create three groups of players and put one group in each zone. How it Works A coach blows his whistle or