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Ice Utilization 5

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Objective:

Maximizing the time and space allotted

Key Elements

Fundamental skill developement, Puckhandling/Protection, Compete, Battle 1 on 1, Timing, Passing While in Motion

Organization

Divide players up into Five equal groups. Drill 1, Forward Backward Pivots Skating. One player at a time skates forward into the circle around the cone, backwards out around the next cone to their left, back in forward around the middle cone, pivots backward out to next cone to their left and this continues until they have gone completely around the circle. Drill 2, Tight Turn Backward to Forward. the first player in line starts out skating forward to the 1st cone inside the blueline skates 1 1/2 times around, pivots backward to the 2nd cone between the faceoff circle and the goal line, transition forward to the 3rd cone on the neutral zone faceoff dot around that final cone and finish with a shot on goal. Drill 3, Timing Pivots Passing. The first player to the right of the coach gets a pass from the coach and passes directly back to the coach before he pivots back, as he pivots the coach passes it right back to him and he one-touches it right back to the coach. The other player that started on the other side should be in position with the correct timing to where the first player had began. This player continues in the same pattern as the other player. This drill is continious in the same direction for 30 seconds. Drill 4, Tight Turns with a Shot. The player starts the drill with the puck, skates up to the first cone and make a tight turn to the middle of the ice around the cone, skates to the next cone and goes in the opposite direction from the inside to the outside, and continues around the last cone for a shot on goal. Drill 5, Bull in the ring. Player 1 with a puck and player 2 without a stick placed inside a faceoff circle. on whistle, player 2 tries to push player 1 out of the faceoff circle. Player 1 uses body position to protect puck and roll off check to stay inside circle.

Goalie

In both nets at each end, taking shots from drill 2 and drill 4.


SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
C. Hodgson 72 20 24 -26 44
T. Ennis 80 21 22 -25 43
D. Stafford 70 16 18 -19 34
C. Ehrhoff 79 6 27 -27 33
C. Stewart 63 15 11 0 26
C. Conacher 79 7 19 1 26
T. Myers 62 9 13 -26 22
Z. Girgensons 70 8 14 -6 22
M. Foligno 74 7 12 -17 19
J. McBain 69 6 11 -13 17
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
M. Neuvirth 4 8 2 .921 2.78
J. Enroth 4 17 5 .911 2.82