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5-on-3 Man in the Middle

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Objective:

Develop heads up passing and passing through seams

Key Elements

Skating Agility , Passing/Receiving, Puck Movement, Stick and Puck Skills, Communication

Organization

Set up four cones in a diamond formation. Three defensive players start in the middle and five offensive players surround the cones. The object is to move the puck around passing through the coned-off areas and through the defenders to a teammate. Change the game up using only on-ice passes and then only flip or saucer passes. After three pucks have been cleared (one at a time) change it up.

Variations

Change the game up using only on-ice passes and then only flip or saucer passes.

Goalie

N/A

SCHEDULE

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