4v2 Royal Road

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Description

Coach starts 2v2 play low with a shot off of the goalie. Four extra players set up, two on the blue line and two on opposing face-off dots from high players. The team that recovers the initial shoot in is on the attack. They must pass to the blue line player or dot player before attacking the net. If defenders recover a loose puck, they must also pass to the blue line player or dot player before attacking the net.

Key points

The high blue line player can move along the blue line until mid-ice. Dot player must stay close to the face-off dot. P6 can look for Royal Road pass through to P7 and P5 for P8. Play continues until a goal or whistle from the coach after 25-35 seconds. 2v2 players change out and blue line/dot players now move in to play 2v2 positions. Players stay in movement, quick transition O to D/D to O. Crash the net on point shots and dot shooter shots.