Wednesday Drill of the Week: UNH 1-2-3

UNH 1-2-3

A 6 person shooting drill. X1 and X2 take off, exchanging a puck to the far blue line. At the far blue, the puck needs to be with X1. X1 drives down the wall and cuts back. X2 loops through the middle of the ice and heads down to the other end to receive a pass from X1. Meanwhile, X3 has skated up to the redline and looped back in to take a long shot from center. X3 then goes in to the corner to pick up a puck. After X1 passes to X2, X1 high rolls around the top of the circle and receives a pass mid-slot from X3.

There are a number of timing elements in this drill that require proper execution for it to flow right. All six players need to be moving with speed and intensity, sprinting to spots to make sure the passes and the shots arrive at the proper time. X3 needs to release the first shot, X2 needs to get on his/her horse to get into position and X1 needs to execute a tape to tape pass. This drill is a good warmup drill that gets a lot of bodies and pucks moving while also working on passing and timing.