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On D with Charlie Huddy

October 30, 2011 Defense No Comments

On D with Charlie Huddy
By Bob Cunningham
Nov 5, 2000, 06:57

 

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Defensive Strategies: Part 2

August 30, 2011 Defense No Comments

Defensive strategies: Part 2
By Wayne Anderson
Oct 30, 2001, 11:14

 

Hockey is a game of motion, and where the puck or ball goes determines what a player must do on the floor. Once the opposition crosses the red line, a system of defensive zone coverage must take effect. The same concepts of containment, support, pressure, outnumbering, and the transition game that we use in the offensive zone then become critical in the defensive zone.

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On defense with Alan Leggett

August 28, 2011 Defense, General No Comments

On defense with Alan Leggett
By Bob Cunningham
Oct 30, 2001, 11:08

 

There are many subtle, and even not-so-subtle, differences between ice hockey and its thawed cousin, roller hockey. And the trick to effectively taking advantage of those variations, says defenseman Alan Leggett, is to know how you’re affected by the differences—rather than just identifying what they are.

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Defense on the Roll

August 16, 2011 Defense No Comments

 

Defense on the roll
By Wayne Anderson
Oct 30, 2001, 07:16

 

A defensive player’s skills often go unnoticed throughout a game, and sometimes even throughout an entire season. In roller hockey, with the emphasis on offense, most players abandon the defensive concepts and adapt to the glorious offensive style. But the truth is that in roller hockey the two-way player is the player most teams really want.

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At Forward with Rick Tocchet

August 8, 2011 Defense No Comments

At forward with Rick Tocchet
By Bob Cunningham
Oct 29, 2001, 20:55

 

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Protecting the Middle

August 3, 2011 Defense 1 Comment

Protecting the middle
By Fred Pletsch
Oct 29, 2001, 19:50

 

Mike Kitchen. © BBS

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DefenceTip: Covering in Front of the Net

April 10, 2011 Defense, Hockey Blogs No Comments
Hockey Defence Tip Protecting the area if front of the net is crucial when you’re playing defense. ... Continue Reading
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