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    Description"Hockey Plays and Strategies" presents all of the popular offensive, defensive and special teams systems used in today's game, as well as tactical advice on making in-game adjustments and player match-ups at every level of play. Veteran coaches Ryan Walter and Mike Johnston share more than 160 plays, systems and strategies to control the ice and light up the net. In this one-of-a-kind guide, you'll learn these skills: puck movement within the neutral zone to set up for attack zone entry and scoring chances on the rush; capitalising on all odd-man rush scoring chances and shutting down the opposition's opportunities; executing lock-down defensive play in all zones to eliminate good scoring chances and shots on goal; more than 25 power play systems for both the one-man and two-man advantage to keep the defense off balance and produce more scoring chances; penalty kill strategies that will styfle any attack and routinely clear the zone; controlling the puck and breaking up the opposition's play with aggressive forechecking and backchecking strategies; and, controlling the game with top-notch game management tips on line pairings and changes, key momentum changers and many more in-game adjustments to keep your opponents on their heels throughout the game. Whether an experienced coach or taking the coaching reigns for the first time, "Hockey Plays and Strategies" will guide smart, consistent and winning play.


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    Title
    Hockey Plays and Strategies
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ryan Walter, By (author) Mike Johnston
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 232
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 279 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 635 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780736076340
    ISBN 10: 0736076344
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.7
    BIC E4L: SPO
    BIC subject category V2: WSD
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14440
    BIC subject category V2: WSWY
    BISAC V2.8: SPO020000
    DC22: 796.9622
    Thema V1.0: SCG, STK
    Edition
    1
    Edition statement
    Original
    Illustrations note
    245 black & white illustrations, 2 black & white halftones
    Publisher
    Human Kinetics Publishers
    Imprint name
    Human Kinetics Publishers
    Publication date
    01 February 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Champaign
    Author Information
    Ryan Walter played more than 1,000 games over 15 seasons in the NHL. Drafted second overall by the Washington Capitals in 1978, Walter became the youngest NHL captain in his second of four seasons. He went on to play nine seasons with the Montreal Canadiens, winning a Stanley cup in 1986. Walter finished his NHL career by playing two seasons with his hometown Vancouver Canucks. Mike Johnston began his head coaching career at Carmrose Lutheran College in 1982. Johnston guided Canada to two World Junior Championships as an assistant coach and won three Spengler Cup gold medals as Coach of the Team Canada Selects. He served in various capacities with Canada's National Team from 1994 - 1999.
    Table of contents
    Chapter 1. The Breakout; Chapter 2. Neutral Zone; Chapter 3. Offensive Zone Entry and Odd-Man Rush; Chapter 4. Attack Zone; Chapter 5. Power Play; Chapter 6. Forechecking; Chapter 7. Neutral Zone and Backchecking; Chapter 8. Defensive Zone Entry (Odd-Man Defensive Play); Chapter 9. Defending the Attack Zone; Chapter 10. Penalty Kill; Chapter 11. Face-Off; Chapter 12. Bench Management Line Changes.