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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.

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