New DZ Breakout Principles

Workshop 116: Team USA & CAN WHKY

Many high-level men’s and women’s teams are adopting aggressive DZ breakout schemes focused on stretching the ice vertically on the first play and having all five players sprint to join the ensuing rush.

Watch the workshop above to understand:

  • The roles of all five skaters

  • The pros & cons of the vertical approach

  • Whether it can be right for your team

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Jack Han