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3 on 2 Backchecker

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Objective:

Create scoring chances 3 on 2

Key Elements

Create width and depth to attack, Drive center lane, 3rd man high as a trailer, Shooting/scoring, Game like situation for goalie

Organization

Two lines start at the center red line facing opposite directions against 2 defenseman that are positioned at each blue line. Pucks are at the center. Both centers have one puck. On the whistle the designated three forwards attack the 2 defenseman 3 on 2 trying to create a scoring chance until a whistle. On the whistle the 3rd man high in the zone becomes a backchecker against the next 3 forwards at the center red line attacking the opposite 2 defenseman, 3 on 2, the backchecker can make it a 3 on 3. Play it until a whistle and 3rd man high becomes the next backchecker against 5 new players who have come off the bench. This is a continious drill.

Variations

The other 2 forwards can backcheck to the center red line.

Goalie

Game like situations; 3 on 2 and 3 on 3. Commmunicate with your defenseman.

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