Practice Notes

This is designed for a full ice practice of about 60 minutes. The practice focuses two types of breakouts where the defense have to gap up and transition to take on a 1 on 1 or 2 on 1. The practice ends with a 2 on 1 with backchecker drill that is also a great conditioning drill.

Practice Outline

  • Stretch & go flow (10 minutes)
  • Simple breakout D to D 1 vs. 1 (15 minutes)
  • Simplet breakout reverse 2 vs. 1 (15 minutes)
  • Continuous 2 on 1 with backchecker (15 minutes)

Practice Diagram

Full Ice


Make sure players skate deep into the zone and to make a low to high pass to the second player in the high slot.


No systems have been added to this practice


No off-ice exercises have been added to this practice.