This power skating and edgework circuit is meant to be performed continuously and works on the fundamentals of hockey skating.
The 2-1-2 is an aggressive-style forechecking system designed to place pressure on the puck carrier. Its name comes from the pressure-style being used where the first two players aggressively pursue the puck, one player stays slightly higher for middle support, and the defense hold their regular positions on the blue line.
If you’ve ever heard a coach (in any sport) tell you they don’t have favorite players, there’s a pretty good chance they’re lying to you. I believe every coach has favorite players.
There are several subtle differences between the playing rules in the NHL and USA Hockey. This article outlines some of the more notable differences.
Two recent dirty hits in the NHL provide a great learning opportunity for players and coaches of all levels.
Share your hockey drills with the community – regardless of how you have them saved.
When a butterfly goaltender goes down early, new holes open up in their stance. Find out where to shoot.
USA Hockey recognizes the number one reason for players dropping out of the sport is because they aren’t having any fun. If hockey becomes a mundane task, it’s no fun. Time off from the rink is healthy – it helps keep the game special.