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07-24-2012, 11:01 PM
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Originally Posted by devils4cup View Post
The best skating drills are the ones where you don't do laps or something without pucks for a long period of time.

For example, i would argue that playing 3 vs. 3 in practice for 15 min will probably give you the same conditioning results as 15 min of skating drills.
Not really. Conditioning is not the objective. Playing 3 on 3, regardless of the time, players tend to play to their strengths.

Purely skating drills, properly organized, produce a situation where players cannot hide weaknesses so you get an excellent idea of what has to be worked on.

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