The ability for a team to properly execute a neutral zone regroup can mean the difference between generating a scoring opportunity and giving up a scoring opportunity. In this video, we cover four basic neutral zone regroup tactics to help your team transition from the neutral zone to the offensive zone.
Harry from Kingston was kind enough to share a recent penalty killing handout he distributed to his Peewee team.
Killing off a penalty can be one of the most critical turning points of a game. Your team finally ices the puck, and you get a fresh set of legs on the ice to go pressure the opposing team while they’re setting up their breakout….now what? If you’re dealing with older players, it is important your players know their responsibilities and the lanes they’re defending.
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.
The Box Plus One hockey defensive zone coverage system is designed to minimize the scoring chances from within the prime scoring areas.