I took pages of notes when I was watching women’s college hockey games between the University of Wisconsin and the University of Minnesota-Duluth last week. And while I was thinking about drills to run at this week’s practices with my team, I looked back at those notes and realized that I had 4 more key points (to add to last week’s 7) that I wanted to share with you after watching these two elite teams play and execute at such a high level.
So I created a new list of “4 More Skills Player Must Improve On” based on my observations at these games:
1. Forwards Look To Feed The Defense:
This skill was one that I saw both teams use extremely effectively in these games and made me realize that it is not used nearly enough at younger ages.