1 Defense Passing
1. Follow pattern as shown making complete stops and always facing up ice, do crossovers when moving laterally. (Defensemen line up as follows)
2. Every time they stop - dot, hash mark, dot, top of circle, dot, hash mark, dot, and bottom of circle - they will receive a pass from a Coach or Defensemen and return it.
-To start the drill, have the players complete the pattern without the passes first.
-Have the passers - 3 and 5 - with more than one puck and repeat if there is a bad pass.
-Give all D a chance to be the passer.