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Situational Stations 2

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Objective:

Defense Receiving the puck, Forwards in Proper Support

Key Elements

Surrounding the puck, Middle ice support , Skating/Passing/Recieving, Pivoting , Communication

Organization

Situation 1. Defense receives the puck from a dump in. Defenseman positioned in the middle of the ice in a line just inside the blueline. Coach is positioned inside that line with the pucks. Defenseman starts out backwards skating, the coach throws a puck the corner, the defenseman pivots, opens up to the puck, retrieves the puck, keeping the puck on his forehand in the pass ready position. The defenseman can either turn up the wall or gain the back of the net to make a quick outlet pass to the coach positioned in the middle of the ice, always tracking back inside the face-off dots. Situation 2. Forwards supporting on the break out and finding the proper lanes to receive the puck. Two lines of forwards both positioned outside of the blue line one along the boards and the other near the center of the ice. Two coaches are needed or you can use a defenseman in the low position to make the outlet passes. The coach passes the puck the player or coach in the corner. The forwards skate into position to receive the puck from the player/coach in the corner continuing up the ice passing and supporting each other.

Variations

Make sure you get the goaltender involved by dumping the puck on net and around the boards.

Goalie

Communicate with the defenseman and set the puck up from any shot on goal or puck dumped in around the boards.

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