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Tight Circle Game

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Develops quick passing and anticipation.

Key Elements

Skating, Passing/Receiving, Puck protection , Puck Movement, Shooting


Using two nets in one face-off circle have the players surround the nets staying on the circle lines. The coach then calls out the players and they play 1-on-1 or 2-on-1, etc. The players on the outside keep the loose pucks in play. After awhile let players score on either net. Be creative.


None for this drill


Develop awareness to various situations. Quickness, agility, balance. Quick reaction to alot of shots.

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