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Transition Skating

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Objective:

Pivot Turns

Key Elements

Proper knee bend, Balance through turn, Push through to full extension, Use Crossunders

Organization

 Place cones or gloves as indicated in the diagram - staggered. Players skate forward to the first pylon / glove and pivot backwards - skating backwards to the next pylon / glove and pivoting forward to the finish. Do drill in both directions.

Variations

Use step out pivot turn Add pucks

Goalie

Working on skating skills

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
C. Stewart 61 11 14 -30 25
D. Stafford 50 9 15 -18 24
R. Ristolainen 78 8 12 -32 20
M. Foligno 57 8 12 -5 20
B. Flynn 54 5 12 -3 17
J. Larsson 39 6 10 0 16
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Enroth 13 21 2 .903 3.27
M. Neuvirth 6 17 3 .918 2.99