Back Check Transition/Pin D/5v5 Low

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F2 chips puck to the corner to start the battle between F1 and D4. F2 then supports to recover the loose puck and walk out of the corner to create quick 2@1 with F3. After the initial attack, bank pass up to D for a quick shot with a screen in front. The next attacking line heads up ice with a red line back checking.

Key points

On the whistle, F6, F7 and F8 head up ice 3@2 and F1, F2 and F3 must back check hard to defend low 5@5. D men can jump up to create a 4@3 rush if they can beat the back checkers up the ice. If there is a quick clear by defenders, the Coach can throw in a second puck.
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