Shoot with a purpose!, News (Young Guns Hockey)

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Mar 16, 2015 | Peter Ferrante | 3193 views
Shoot with a purpose!
Everyone knows you can’t score without shooting and knowing how to shoot is only a small part of being a successful contributor to your team’s overall success. Knowing instinctively where to shoot allows players to become complete goal scorers by decreasing decision time in highly competitive areas of the ice.

Goalies are taught to play the angles and their position/depth within the net changes as the puck moves around the offensive zone. This concept can be applied to offense, allowing players to shoot with a purpose based on their position on the ice. Knowing how the modern goaltender will be set up, let’s investigate four unique areas in the offensive zone. They have been identified based on angles and distance to the net in the hopes of identifying weaknesses in goaltending position to increase overall scoring efficiency.

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