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4 Skating Stations

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Objective:

Fundamental Skill Developement

Key Elements

 Skating, Puck handling, Pivots, Agility

Organization

Dvide players into 4 equal groups positioned as shown in the diagram. Station #1: Skate through the cones with good puck control with your head up to the goal line, stop using a hockey stop, facing the middle of the ice. Station #2: From a starting position, explosive quick start to the redline, continue long strides down to the far goal line with a hockey stop, facing the middle of the ice. Station #3: Backwards start, skate backwards to the redline, pivot, open up towards the boards, skate forward to the corner of the net. Station #4: Obstacle course; stickhandle through the cones first, make a move right or left of the stick on the ice, jump over the next obstacle, skate a figue 8 between the next two cones and skate forward to the far cone, backward around the next cone, down the ice to make a move around the last object or coach for a shot on goal.

Variations

Stations #2 and #3 can add pucks.

Goalie

Goalies can take shots at the end of Station #1 and at the end of Station #4, or participate in all the skating drills.

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
T. Ennis 78 20 26 -19 46
M. Moulson 77 13 28 -11 41
B. Gionta 69 13 22 -13 35
Z. Girgensons 61 15 15 -16 30
R. Ristolainen 78 8 12 -32 20
M. Foligno 57 8 12 -5 20
J. Larsson 39 6 10 0 16
N. Deslauriers 82 5 10 -24 15
N. Zadorov 60 3 12 -10 15
A. Meszaros 60 7 7 -13 14
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Lindback 4 8 2 .924 2.76
M. Hackett 0 4 1 .884 4.32