In this small area game you will place the nets back to back in the middle of the playing area. This version is played in small areas so it is intended for quarter ice or sixth ice stations. Depending on the amount of players you have you can do 3 vs 3, 2 vs 2, or even 1 vs 1.
How the Game is Played
Divide the players up equally and have them start on their own side. The coach will play a puck into the playing area and players compete for the puck. In this version there are no rules as to where players can go. They are simply trying to score on the opponents net. When a goal is scored the coach plays an new puck to the team that was just scored upon and they begin play. Play for about 90 seconds and blow the whitle for a shift change. If all the players are able to play then allow a 20 - 30 second rest and start another 90 second shift.
Credit: Animation and diagram produced using Hockey Coach Vision