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05-10-2011, 12:06 AM
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Originally Posted by Cattman View Post
Good post! I'm a new defenseman and there are very useful tips there! One question about communicating. What do you say? My team doesn't talk much, I try to, but I'm not exactly sure what to say.
The biggest two are whether the opposing team is on the guy with/getting the puck. Usually a defenceman going to get the puck in his end, whether he has a forechecker or not chasing him.

"TIME" - No one close by, take your time with the puck.

"MAN" or "MAN ON" - There's someone right on his tail.

There's others too:

"POINT" - In offensive zone, defenceman is open on the point and looking for the pass.

"WALL" - Look for the pass further up the wall.

Be careful, some teams will yell false commands at yours. So make sure to take a look or use the guy's name.

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