USA Hockey’s New Icing Rule, and How it Affects your Penalty Kill

USA Hockey’s New Icing Rule, and How it Affects your Penalty Kill

Special Teams, Team Systems
USA Hockey's New Icing Rule, and How it Affects your Penalty Kill A few days ago I did a post about USA Hockey's new icing rule, and what effect it would have on your team's power play. I recommend you check it out before moving forward with this post. You can check it out here >> This post is the promised follow-up. The Rule Change The new icing rule aims to force more puck control and skill plays from the shorthanded team, rather than just being able to dump the puck, which is a less-skilled play. Here's a quote from USA Hockey's site: USA Hockey has modified its playing rules for the 14-and-Under age classification and all younger age classifications (youth and girls) to no longer legalize icing while a…
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USA Hockey’s New Icing Rule, and How it Affects your Power Play

USA Hockey’s New Icing Rule, and How it Affects your Power Play

Special Teams, Team Systems
USA Hockey's New Icing Rule, and How it Affects your Power Play The online hockey world is buzzing with USA Hockey's new icing rule, announced last week, which eliminates icing while a team is on the penalty kill. This is the first of two posts that will outline what I feel are the "key game changers" that coaches should be mindful of as they prepare for the 2017/18 season. In this post we will address the Power Play, and in a couple of days we will hit the Penalty Kill. UPDATE: You Can Check Out the Penalty Kill Post Here >> Let's Start with the Rule Change Itself Here's a summary of the rule change, taken from the USA Hockey website: USA Hockey has modified its playing rules for the…
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Winnipeg Jets Power Play: Dissected

Winnipeg Jets Power Play: Dissected

Coaches' Corner, Philosophy, Special Teams, Team Systems
Winnipeg Jets Power Play Dissection from the Illegal Curve show on TSN Radio 1290 in Winnipeg This past Saturday I had the opportunity to be a guest again on the Illegal Curve show on TSN Radio 1290 in Winnipeg. If you haven't listened to the show before, and you're a Jets fan, check it out here: http://illegalcurve.com/ The topic I covered on Saturday will be useful to any coach, whether you're a Jets fan or not. I also made a video dissection of the Jets power play after the fact, illustrating a few of the things I mentioned on the show. So, Check out my segment in the audio below, then watch the vid! [haiku url="https://weisstechhockey.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/jets_pp_tsn1290.mp3" title="Jeremy Weiss on the Illegal Curve show - TSN Radio 1290"] Here are the…
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The 3 Areas of Hockey Dominance

Backchecking, Coaches' Corner, Defensive Tactics, Defensive Zone, Individual Skills, Neutral Zone, Neutral Zone Tactics, Off-ice Training, Offensive Tactics, Offensive Zone, Passing, Philosophy, Puckhandling, Shooting, Skating, Special Teams, Team Skills, Team Systems
Improve your Physical Skills, Mental Skills, and Physical Conditioning to Dominate your Opponent! In this post I'm going to discuss what I call the 3 AREAS OF HOCKEY DOMINANCE‚Ķ now I know that title sounds a little dramatic, but the reality is, if you implement the information I'm about to share with you into your hockey development strategy, you will be miles ahead of your opponent, EVERY TIME YOU STEP ON THE ICE! This video will be equally beneficial for both players, coaches, and even parents who want to be on-board with their players' development. So, let's go ahead and get started! The 3 Areas of Hockey Dominance The 3 Areas of Hockey Dominance are Physical Skills, Mental Skills, and Physical Conditioning. Now we can break each of these areas…
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Penalty Kill: How to Kill a 5 on 3

Coaches' Corner, Philosophy, Special Teams, Team Systems
The Key to Killing a 5 on 3 is to Have the Right Players on the Ice! Killing a 5 on 3 can be tough. In my opinion, the most important factor is having the right personel on the ice. You'll want to throw out your fastest, smartest players. Players who are good at reading and reacting, anticipating, and keeping their heads on a swivel. The video above outlines my preferred method for killing a 5 on 3, the Rotating Triangle. Enjoy!
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