Back Check Game

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Players start by attacking 2v0 with 2 opposing players backchecking them. When the backcheckers gain posession of the puck, they breakout two players on their team, who are waiting in the neutral zone, to attack the other way. After the offensive players are stopped, they become the backcheckers. Shift goes offense, backcheck to defense, breakout your team and change.

Key points

Concepts: puck support, breakouts, line rushes, backchecking, offensive zone play, defensive zone play, transition, and line changes. Key Teaching Points: possess puck on offense, get above puck, transition quickly.
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