Category: Tips to improve

When any player of the attacking team crosses the blue line before the puck, the ref raises her arm. If an offending player does not touch the puck and her goes back into the neutral zone (one skate touching the …

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The only way to gain confidence and skill in this area is to do it. Your teammates worked hard to pass you the puck so don’t throw it away. Keep your head up, puck in front of you and skate!

In the Defensive Zone resist the temptation to chase the puck too deep, stay above the top of the circles. Always be ready to receive a pass from either your defenseman or the center. Keep your feet moving and cover the …

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You should only change on the fly when your team is on the attack. Don’t skate to the bench for a line change if the puck is in your defensive zone. “On the attack” means that your team is safely …

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Hockey is not about endurance but about being able to go at full force on each shift. As you spend time on the ice, lactic acid builds up in your legs, making you physically tired and unable to perform at …

Short Shifts Read More »