Defensive Zone Coverage: Sagging Zone in Action

Sagging Zone Coverage

Sagging Zone Coverage is one of my favorite Defensive Zone Coverage setups of all time. I love the fact that you can be aggressive, create turnovers, but at the same time never be out-manned in front of your own net.

sagging zone imageIn this clip, we see Team Canada execute Sagging Zone Coverage masterfully. This is performed almost exactly how we describe it here – D-Zone Coverage: “Sagging” Zone

The only real difference is that they interchange positions more often than you’d usually see at younger age groups.


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