Blue Line Puck Protect

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Description

Players line up facing each other alternating different sweater colours. Coach chips puck to the middle to start 1v1. The player with the puck may use players from his team as bumpers to help get open. Play goes 8-10 seconds then flip in new players. After everyone goes, go to 2v2.

Key points

Defenders play hard on the body of the stick carrier. Heavy sticks by defenders. Puck carriers battle to gain space. Puck protection.