Thread: The flip clear
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06-22-2012, 11:25 AM
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Originally Posted by Jarick View Post
That's kind of what I do but without the toe drag. The toe drag helps the puck "stick" to the blade so you can get the height on it, but it takes an extra step and obviously if you're trying to clear the puck out of the D zone you don't want to screw up a toe drag. Notice he still uses a bit of wrist action to sail the puck up. It's just a lot of practice to get it all down.

Now the most impressive was a former teammate who was just ridiculous with the flip pass. He could do it on the backhand every time.
It's a lot easier if you do it with a neutral curve. I used to use Sakic and found it slightly tougher to pull off. Right now I'm using Zetterberg/Cammy curve and I can really get a lot of height on my back hand passes/shots.

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