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07-30-2010, 11:49 PM
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Originally Posted by TBLfan View Post
It's a feel thing, sometimes their body position forces you to lean into them. Other times, they're playing off you and to avoid sweep checks you kick out your leg or hold out your hand to block the sweep check. It really comes with time and practice.

The biggest thing to remember is to use your body to your advantage, make them have to go through you to get the puck... if it's a checking league, it's more difficult because they can go through you, so that's when you want to make them miss. Along the boards, stick out your ass it creates space.

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