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Ice Hockey Strategy

In this chapter, we will learn about basic strategy in the sport of ice hockey. Get ready to learn all about some of the techniques managers and players use in ice hockey games.

Strategy And Play Design

There is a lot of strategy involved in the sport of ice hockey. It's up to the coaches to design plays that give their team a strategical advantage over the opposing team.

What We'll Be Learning

In this chapter, we will explore basic ice hockey strategy and play design. We'll cover lots of strategies such as forechecking, backchecking, cycling, pulling the goalie, and penalty killing.

By the end of this chapter, you'll know the basic strategies and play designs a ice hockey team can use during a game.

Glossary Terms

At any point, you can go to our ice hockey glossary and look up any of the terms discussed in these chapters. Here are all the terms we will be covering related to basic ice hockey strategy and play design:

  • Offense
  • Defense
  • Forechecking
  • Backchecking
  • Cycling
  • Pulling The Goalie
  • Penalty Killing

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